A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (30 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -169.4211° West, 52.6472° North, depth 17.36 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 02:10:45 / August 3, 2020 @ 2:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.36 km (11 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:10:45 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bi80. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209x9c2kg, us6000bi80.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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