A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.7878° West, latitude 50.9929° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 04:27:57 / March 2, 2020 @ 4:27 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202ulv5v2, us60008gcc. Id of event: us60008gcc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:27:57 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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