A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 212 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (132 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 08:50:58 / February 20, 2019 @ 8:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:50:58 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0192chh0c0. Event ids that are associated: ak0192chh0c0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -163.7729° West, latitude 52.6523° North, depth = 33 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 212 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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