A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, south of Alaska (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dk5uwfo, us7000c702. Id of event: us7000c702. The temblor was picked up at 17:32:00 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6039 West, latitude 54.2115 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 17:32:00 / October 21, 2020 @ 5:32 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: south of Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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