A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:59:31 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000882j. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0202ecsvgu, us6000882j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 21:59:31 / February 21, 2020 @ 9:59 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.7501° West, latitude 55.9787° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-six 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. 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: 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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