A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 89 km S of False Pass, Alaska (55 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 07:55:50 / February 16, 2020 @ 7:55 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:55:50 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -163.4953° West, 54.0468° North, depth 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak02025ur8ov, us6000844y. Unique identifier: us6000844y.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 89 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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