A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 180 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (112 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:47:56 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0209siomag. Event ids that are associated: ak0209siomag. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -168.5696 West, latitude 51.322 North, depth = 25.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 15:47:56 / July 31, 2020 @ 3:47 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 180 km S of Nikolski, Alaska.
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