A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 102 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (63 miles). Id of earthquake: ak020a5n8hbc. Event ids that are associated: ak020a5n8hbc. Exact location of earthquake, -158.3654° West, 55.1004° North, depth 37.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.3 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 09:18:07 / August 8, 2020 @ 9:18 am. The temblor was picked up at 09:18:07 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three 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.
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