A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 33 km E of Pedro Bay, Alaska (21 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:14:27 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 21:14:27 / August 19, 2020 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -153.5071° West, 59.8143° North, depth 127.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 127.1 km (79 miles). Event id: ak020ao19od9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhey, ak020ao19od9.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 33 km E of Pedro Bay, Alaska.
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