A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (8 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.7 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak0205inc5zt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0205inc5zt. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:50:16 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 11:50:16 / April 29, 2020 @ 11:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude 178.3356 East, latitude 51.8848 North, depth = 123.7 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 13 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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