A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 136 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (85 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -137.942 West, latitude 58.0209 North, depth = 4.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 11:06:40 / August 5, 2019 @ 11:06 am. The temblor was detected at 02:06:40 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0199z27gzv. Id of event: ak0199z27gzv.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 136 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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