A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 66 km SW of Pelican, Alaska (41 miles). Unique identifier: ak020a2blwai. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020a2blwai. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.7 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -137.0643 West, latitude 57.5594 North, depth = 16.7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 08:25:31 / August 6, 2020 @ 8:25 am. The temblor was reported at 08:25:31 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 66 km SW of Pelican, Alaska.
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