A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 80 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:15:08 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0201gz2ihx, us70007s55. Unique identifier: us70007s55. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.7637 West, latitude 53.3187 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 03:15:08 / February 1, 2020 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT.
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 six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 80 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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