A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 216 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (134 miles). Event id: us6000bc06. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a8vvaqb, us6000bc06. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 05:07:50 / August 10, 2020 @ 5:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:50 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -149.8124° West, 56.2105° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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