A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km SE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (45 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 20.3 km, -157.9275° West, 55.807° North. The temblor was detected at 03:57:58 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 14:57:58 / May 2, 2020 @ 2:57 pm. Event id: ak0205nns3i6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0205nns3i6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 72 km SE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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