A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 205 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (127 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:05:25 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.3 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 6.3 km, -149.854° West, 56.3225° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02081judhh. Id of event: ak02081judhh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 08:05:25 / June 23, 2020 @ 8:05 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 205 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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