A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 50 km NNW of Yakutat, Alaska (31 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.2 km, -140.1045° West, 59.9593° North. Id of earthquake: ak019b15gu4n. Event ids that are associated: ak019b15gu4n. The temblor was picked up at 05:25:55 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 14:25:55 / August 28, 2019 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 50 km NNW of Yakutat, Alaska.
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