A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -160.024° West, 55.4283° North, depth 58.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 58.7 km (36 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 10:47:53 / March 21, 2020 @ 10:47 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:47:53 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0203q4rmv0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0203q4rmv0.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: Alaska Peninsula.
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