A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 236 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (147 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.3171 West, latitude 56.2376 North, depth = 10.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 08:53:23 / July 10, 2020 @ 8:53 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:23 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles). Event id: ak0208to9i1o. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0208to9i1o.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 236 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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