A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km NW of Arctic Village, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -146.5063° West, 68.4786° North, depth 0 km. Id of earthquake: ak020djxyvii. Event ids that are associated: ak020djxyvii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:08:21 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 04:08:21 / October 21, 2020 @ 4:08 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 56 km NW of Arctic Village, Alaska.
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