A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 40 km SSE of Nikolai, Alaska (25 miles). Id of earthquake: ak0209vq2cmj. Event ids that are associated: ak0209vq2cmj. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:29 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 09:27:29 / August 2, 2020 @ 9:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.8 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -153.9812° West, 62.6957° North, depth 14.8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km SSE of Nikolai, Alaska.
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