A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 36 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (22 miles). Event id: ak0204x8vbmk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0204x8vbmk. Global time and date of event 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 17:41:14 / April 16, 2020 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:41:14 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.5284° East, 51.6246° North, depth 79.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.4 km (49 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 nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 36 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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