A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 226 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (140 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8044° West, 56.092° North, depth 21.44 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:32:12 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bdrc. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020achszco, us6000bdrc. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 23:32:12 / August 12, 2020 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.44 km (13 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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