A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (26 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.33 km (37 miles). Unique identifier: us60008d0a. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0202rc5ydb, us60008d0a. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.8645 West, latitude 51.8722 North, depth = 59.33 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 06:58:46 / February 29, 2020 @ 6:58 am. The temblor was detected at 20:58:46 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 42 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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