A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 246 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (153 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.48 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 08:03:31 / June 12, 2020 @ 8:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:03:31 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.3042° West, latitude 56.1201° North, depth = 20.48 km. Id of earthquake: us6000accn. Event ids that are associated: ak0207jcx4th, us6000accn.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 246 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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