A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Central Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -152.1055° West, latitude 62.1409° North, depth = 109.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:15:12 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 109.3 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16355269. Event ids that are associated: ak16355269. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 03:15:12 / July 20, 2017 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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