A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 23:42:45 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9396° West, 51.1142° North, depth 10.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.78 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 11:42:45 / February 12, 2019 @ 11:42 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0191zawtia, us1000j90n. Unique identifier: us1000j90n.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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