A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km SSE of Cold Bay, Alaska (25 miles) on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:14:08 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0192mbi3qp. Id of event: ak0192mbi3qp. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/19 / 2019-02-26 03:14:08 / February 26, 2019 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -162.5004 West, latitude 54.8451 North, depth = 83.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.8 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. 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 eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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