A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 61 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (38 miles). Exact location, longitude -170.0126° West, latitude 52.2713° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 13:20:38 / October 13, 2019 @ 1:20 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019d57k9bm, us70005whs. Id of event: us70005whs. The temblor was detected at 02:20:38 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 61 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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