A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 35 km SW of Cantwell, Alaska (22 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 16:48:19 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.1 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 16:48:19 / June 2, 2020 @ 4:48 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -149.5206 West, latitude 63.2021 North, depth = 71.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak02072yks9r. Unique identifier: ak02072yks9r.
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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 35 km SW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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