A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (32 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 22:45:16 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0206zr1ysk. Event ids that are associated: ak0206zr1ysk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 22:45:16 / May 31, 2020 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -144.2273 West, latitude 69.7111 North, depth = 14.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 one and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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