A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, near the south coast of Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Russia (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 02:15:14 / August 21, 2018 @ 2:15 am. Exact location, longitude -172.4925° West, latitude 64.3875° North, depth = 22.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:14 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20257780. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20257780. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.9 km (14 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: near the south coast of Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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