A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 77 km SSW of McCarthy, Alaska (48 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:46:35 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -143.3078° West, 60.7615° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 22:46:35 / August 9, 2020 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000bbmc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbmc.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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