A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 46 km W of Atka, Alaska (29 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.69 km (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.8777° West, 52.2288° North, depth 109.69 km. Id of earthquake: us60008h3n. Event ids that are associated: ak0202prjrjy, us60008h3n. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 11:49:09 / February 28, 2020 @ 11:49 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:49:09 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 46 km W of Atka, Alaska.
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