A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km S of Atka, Alaska (111 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 01:19:02 / February 19, 2018 @ 1:19 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:19:02 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.2097 West, latitude 50.5789 North, depth = 25.6 km. Event id: us2000d8yn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18571152, us2000d8yn.
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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