A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 km SE of King Cove, Alaska (43 miles). Unique identifier: ak0206ujvage. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0206ujvage. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 08:05:21 / May 28, 2020 @ 8:05 am. The temblor was reported at 08:05:21 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.435 West, latitude 54.6828 North, depth = 10.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km SE of King Cove, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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