A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 90 km SE of Atka, Alaska (56 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:12:34 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/18 / 2018-05-23 00:12:34 / May 23, 2018 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.1436 West, latitude 51.7117 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19681431, us1000edlj. Unique identifier: us1000edlj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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