A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 49 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 13:07:59 / February 16, 2020 @ 1:07 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.12 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:07:59 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.3084 West, latitude 50.836 North, depth = 6.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak02025y1nwv, us70007rj5. Unique identifier: us70007rj5.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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