A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (11 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:39:43 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 20:39:43 / March 7, 2020 @ 8:39 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.52 km (18 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008jh6. Event ids that are associated: ak0203355dg2, us70008jh6. Exact location of earthquake, -179.0157° West, 51.1019° North, depth 29.52 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 18 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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