A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (45 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02077opywk. Id of event: ak02077opywk. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:26:14 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -168.3706 West, latitude 52.3638 North, depth = 8.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 02:26:14 / June 5, 2020 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 72 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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