A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 km SSE of Point Hope, Alaska (28 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:01:42 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -166.2598 West, latitude 67.9806 North, depth = 4.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 01:01:42 / March 15, 2020 @ 1:01 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0203g1wrlw. Unique identifier: ak0203g1wrlw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSE of Point Hope, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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