A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:12:44 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008fs6. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0203gab76h, us70008fs6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 15:12:44 / March 15, 2020 @ 3:12 pm. Exact location of event, depth 72.33 km, -161.1216° West, 54.8229° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72.33 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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