A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 117 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (73 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 15:44:39 / February 13, 2020 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -175.0449° West, latitude 51.2777° North, depth = 12.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak020210uaca. Event ids that are associated: ak020210uaca. The temblor was picked up at 03:44:39 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 117 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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