A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 106 km NW of False Pass, Alaska (66 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:35:22 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -164.7068 West, latitude 55.465 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 04:35:22 / August 8, 2020 @ 4:35 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a5kczo8, us6000bayn. Id of event: us6000bayn.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km NW of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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