A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 219 km S of False Pass, Alaska (136 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -162.9996° West, 52.8942° North. The temblor was detected at 06:51:29 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 17:51:29 / February 25, 2020 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60008eqc. Event ids that are associated: ak0202kwitbx, us60008eqc.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 219 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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