A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 77 km NNW of Karluk, Alaska (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.2 km, -154.767° West, 58.245° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:05:02 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.2 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 16:05:02 / August 15, 2020 @ 4:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ahc34xm. Id of event: ak020ahc34xm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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