A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 33 km NNE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (21 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 11:39:43 / December 6, 2019 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak019fmhi7hk. Event ids that are associated: ak019fmhi7hk. Exact location of event, longitude -178.9605 West, latitude 51.5466 North, depth = 94.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:39:43 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 94.2 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 33 km NNE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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