A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska (30 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:30 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 87.3 km (54 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02074odqoh. Id of event: ak02074odqoh. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 20:29:30 / June 3, 2020 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 87.3 km, -149.7817° West, 63.1732° North.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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