A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 50 km NNW of Yunaska Island, Alaska (31 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:17:05 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/19 / 2019-05-04 13:17:05 / May 4, 2019 @ 1:17 pm. Id of earthquake: us70003idq. Event ids that are associated: ak0195pahbro, us70003idq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.74 km (122 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -170.9565° West, 53.0594° North, depth 196.74 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km NNW of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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