A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 129 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (80 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:51:41 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 02:51:41 / February 14, 2020 @ 2:51 am. Id of earthquake: us600084z1. Event ids that are associated: ak02022goiaj, us600084z1. Exact location of earthquake, -174.9458° West, 51.1333° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 129 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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