A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 48 km NW of Chicken, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -142.7445° West, 64.3262° North, depth 14.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 11:44:26 / August 19, 2020 @ 11:44 am. Unique identifier: ak020anvhrsi. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020anvhrsi. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:44:26 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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