A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 102 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.4208 West, latitude 53.6823 North, depth = 24.4 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:25:44 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.4 km (15 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 21:25:44 / June 15, 2020 @ 9:25 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0207ojeil7. Id of event: ak0207ojeil7.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 102 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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