A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 46 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska (29 miles). Exact location, longitude 175.9159° East, latitude 51.9371° North, depth = 65 km. The temblor was reported at 17:38:37 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 05:38:37 / May 8, 2020 @ 5:38 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak0205xfj5nn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0205xfj5nn.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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