A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Bolivar in Pennsylvania on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 04:30:26 / October 6, 2020 @ 4:30 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -79.2126° West, 40.3837° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:30:26 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c5z8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5z8.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Franklin Park, Maple Glen, Bridgeville. Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Pittsburgh (c. 305 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Altoona (c. 46 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Penn Hills (c. 44 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mount Lebanon (c. 32 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bethel Park (c. 32 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 5 km WSW of Bolivar, Pennsylvania.
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