A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (40 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.5639 West, latitude 51.9403 North, depth = 25.5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:34:41 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak02039mi7tx, us70008i1g. Unique identifier: us70008i1g. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 12:34:41 / March 11, 2020 @ 12:34 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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