A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 87 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska (54 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206asmg2e, us70009i4q. Id of event: us70009i4q. Exact location, longitude -166.1542° West, latitude 53.1245° North, depth = 45.77 km. Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 13:43:14 / May 16, 2020 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.77 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:14 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 87 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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