A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 64 km E of Atka, Alaska (40 miles). Event id: ak02067jcw5o. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02067jcw5o. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.2678 West, latitude 52.1366 North, depth = 257.1 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:46:52 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 257.1 km (160 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 16:46:52 / May 14, 2020 @ 4:46 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 64 km E of Atka, Alaska.
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