A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (40 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:39:16 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0207q29c1v, us7000ag8u. Id of event: us7000ag8u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.1712 West, latitude 53.6775 North, depth = 50.77 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.77 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 13:39:16 / June 16, 2020 @ 1:39 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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