A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 257 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (160 miles). Global time and date of event 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 09:56:05 / October 15, 2020 @ 9:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.07 km (12 miles). Event id: us6000c8hd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020da407lc, us6000c8hd. Exact location, longitude -148.8357° West, latitude 56.271° North, depth = 19.07 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:05 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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