A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 109 km SSW of King Salmon, Alaska (68 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 178.3 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:54:28 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 15:54:28 / February 20, 2016 @ 3:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.5327 West, latitude 57.8145 North, depth = 178.3 km. Event id: ak12909019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12909019.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 109 km SSW of King Salmon, Alaska.
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