A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km NNE of White Mountain, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 15:02:57 / August 20, 2020 @ 3:02 pm. Unique identifier: ak020apl5wzy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020apl5wzy. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:02:57 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -163.0832 West, latitude 65.3724 North, depth = 3.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km NNE of White Mountain, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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