A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 232 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (144 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 14:53:43 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c8jh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8jh. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7794 West, latitude 56.0317 North, depth = 20.66 km. Global time and date of event 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 14:53:43 / October 15, 2020 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.66 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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