A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 63 km SSW of Shungnak, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -157.5944 West, latitude 66.3447 North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:58:01 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 07:58:01 / August 8, 2020 @ 7:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a5ma5yh. Id of event: ak020a5ma5yh.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km SSW of Shungnak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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