A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.4 km (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 19:22:06 / February 19, 2020 @ 7:22 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:22:06 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -151.7578° West, latitude 60.2578° North, depth = 65.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0202b0bbfy. Unique identifier: ak0202b0bbfy.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer, Sterling, Kenai (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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