A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, south of Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:45:34 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -159.5066° West, latitude 54.4058° North, depth = 29.15 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:45:34 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.15 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000ccgj. Event ids that are associated: ak020dgxtxtm, us6000ccgj.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: south of Alaska.
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