A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km ESE of Chignik, Alaska (78 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:30:09 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -156.4484 West, latitude 55.9987 North, depth = 0.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:30:09 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak020dgx58ke. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgx58ke.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 125 km ESE of Chignik, Alaska.
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