A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 42 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska (26 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 03:56:36 / January 9, 2020 @ 3:56 am. Unique identifier: ak020exyi7f. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020exyi7f. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:56:36 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -166.3044° West, 65.8855° North, depth 9.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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