A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 239 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (149 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02079iqync, us6000aatb. Id of event: us6000aatb. Exact location, longitude -149.7747° West, latitude 55.963° North, depth = 8.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/06/20 / 2020-06-06 13:16:23 / June 6, 2020 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:23 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 239 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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