A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 85 km S of McCarthy, Alaska (53 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a7iojzs. Id of event: ak020a7iojzs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -143.0063 West, latitude 60.6701 North, depth = 15.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.4 km (10 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:46:49 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 22:46:49 / August 9, 2020 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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