A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km N of Lavrentiya, Russia (65 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.8 km (19 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0202rev9ts. Unique identifier: ak0202rev9ts. Exact location of earthquake, -171.314° West, 66.5083° North, depth 30.8 km. The temblor was detected at 23:12:51 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 11:12:51 / February 29, 2020 @ 11:12 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 104 km N of Lavrentiya, Russia.
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