A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 161 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (100 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:18:33 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 08:18:33 / May 26, 2020 @ 8:18 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -163.9338 West, latitude 53.1805 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us6000a2e2. Event ids that are associated: ak0206r8ves8, us6000a2e2.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 161 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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