A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 km W of Akutan, Alaska (19 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.5 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak01962es2vl. Unique identifier: ak01962es2vl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 06:45:08 / May 12, 2019 @ 6:45 am. The temblor was reported at 21:45:08 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -166.2533° West, latitude 54.132° North, depth = 120.5 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km W of Akutan, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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