A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 38 km WNW of Atka, Alaska (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.6893 West, latitude 52.3757 North, depth = 220.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 220.4 km (137 miles). Global time and date of event 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 04:22:51 / April 6, 2016 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:22:51 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13341104. Id of event: ak13341104.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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