A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 km WNW of Petersville, Alaska (14 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.9 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 03:47:00 / August 16, 2020 @ 3:47 am. The temblor was detected at 03:47:00 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak020ais4rgc. Event ids that are associated: us6000bffj, ak020ais4rgc. Exact location of earthquake, -151.144° West, 62.5929° North, depth 69.9 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 22 km WNW of Petersville, Alaska.
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