A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 92 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (57 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 14:52:44 / October 3, 2020 @ 2:52 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:52:44 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020cqcig3s, us6000c6r5. Unique identifier: us6000c6r5. Exact location of event, longitude -174.8891 West, latitude 51.4816 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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