A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 123 km S of Atka, Alaska (76 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.8 km (15 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005d0y. Event ids that are associated: us20005d0y, ak13003465. The temblor was picked up at 17:03:49 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.9868 West, latitude 51.0965 North, depth = 24.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 05:03:49 / March 19, 2016 @ 5:03 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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