A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 230 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (143 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us6000c8hu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8hu. The temblor was detected at 11:40:30 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.7568° West, latitude 56.0724° North, depth = 18.79 km. Global time and date of event 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 11:40:30 / October 15, 2020 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.79 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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