Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Atka in Alaska


Earthquake location 52.2788S, -174.3505WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 km NW of Atka, Alaska (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 12:28:07 / August 31, 2020 @ 12:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 192.61 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000bf8f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020b7qfwg7, us7000bf8f. The temblor was reported at 12:28:07 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -174.3505 West, latitude 52.2788 North, depth = 192.61 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.

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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: 13 km NW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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