A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes near the south coast of Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Russia (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 14:00:29 / August 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20257899. Unique identifier: ak20257899. Exact location of event, depth 13.6 km, -173.222° West, 64.5184° North. The temblor was picked up at 14:00:29 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.6 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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