A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km SE of Chignik, Alaska (49 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 18:53:36 / August 10, 2020 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:53:36 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 18.5 km, -157.3853° West, 55.8687° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020a93vmtc. Unique identifier: ak020a93vmtc.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 79 km SE of Chignik, Alaska.
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