A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (80 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -156.6935 West, latitude 56.8095 North, depth = 81.7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 22:12:22 / February 15, 2020 @ 10:12 pm. Event id: ak02024fw4e2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02024fw4e2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 81.7 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:12:22 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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