A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 54 km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location of event, depth 116.5 km, -153.1241° West, 60.0343° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 12:27:04 / May 8, 2020 @ 12:27 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:27:04 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.5 km (72 miles). Unique identifier: ak0205xjmrl9. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0205xjmrl9.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 54 km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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