A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 144 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (89 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ah5rb7q. Id of event: ak020ah5rb7q. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.7 km (29 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:42:08 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 05:42:08 / August 15, 2020 @ 5:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude -157.7521 West, latitude 54.8825 North, depth = 46.7 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 144 km SE of Perryville, Alaska.
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