A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 254 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (158 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 07:12:41 / August 12, 2020 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.41 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020ac85ss7, us6000bdha. Unique identifier: us6000bdha. Exact location of earthquake, -148.7412° West, 56.3845° North, depth 21.41 km. The temblor was detected at 07:12:41 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 254 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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