A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 141 km NE of Nome, Alaska (88 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0202pmqlo4. Unique identifier: ak0202pmqlo4. Exact location of event, depth 2.8 km, -163.1204° West, 65.3126° North. The temblor was detected at 18:38:56 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 03:38:56 / February 28, 2020 @ 3:38 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 141 km NE of Nome, Alaska.
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