A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 88 km ESE of King Cove, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location, longitude -161.1588° West, latitude 54.6289° North, depth = 26.7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a0jfkg3, us6000bipd. Id of event: us6000bipd. The temblor was picked up at 00:46:24 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 00:46:24 / August 5, 2020 @ 12:46 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.7 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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