A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 222 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (138 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:43:33 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.62 km (18 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 14:43:33 / September 24, 2020 @ 2:43 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020cbgmda7, us6000c5us. Unique identifier: us6000c5us. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.912 West, latitude 51.0458 North, depth = 28.62 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 222 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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