A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 259 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (161 miles). Id of earthquake: ak020dp5t3yx. Event ids that are associated: ak020dp5t3yx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 19:58:16 / October 24, 2020 @ 7:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2808 West, latitude 55.9601 North, depth = 11.9 km. The temblor was detected at 19:58:16 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 259 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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