A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 87 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (54 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:43:18 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.8 km (24 miles). Global time and date of event 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 14:43:18 / March 2, 2020 @ 2:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 38.8 km, -162.6087° West, 54.2204° North. Id of earthquake: ak0202urwuep. Event ids that are associated: ak0202urwuep.
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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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. 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: 87 km SE of False Pass, Alaska.
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