A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 207 km S of Fort McPherson, Canada (129 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 10:52:07 / August 22, 2019 @ 10:52 am. Id of earthquake: ak019ar60pg5. Event ids that are associated: ak019ar60pg5. Exact location of earthquake, -135.4815° West, 65.5936° North, depth 4.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:52:07 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 207 km S of Fort McPherson, Canada.
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