A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Sitka in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 23:39:37 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.1 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 08:39:37 / September 30, 2019 @ 8:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, -136.4535° West, 57.2218° North, depth 4.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019cjmpng9, us70005nsr. Unique identifier: ak019cjmpng9.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sitka. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Sitka (c. 8 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 64 km WNW of Sitka, Alaska.
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