A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (55 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.5012 West, latitude 51.5231 North, depth = 29.8 km. Event id: us20005b36. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13004506, us20005b36. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:19:34 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.8 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 09:19:34 / March 19, 2016 @ 9:19 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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