A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.2 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7434 West, latitude 54.6089 North, depth = 21.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020die21ok, us6000cc5p. Id of event: us6000cc5p. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:17:17 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 10:17:17 / October 20, 2020 @ 10:17 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and two, in the last 10 days seven hundred and three, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: south of Alaska.
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