A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:25:28 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.3154° West, latitude 51.2563° North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/05/19 / 2019-05-24 03:25:28 / May 24, 2019 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0196m7bp71, us60003rjf. Id of event: us60003rjf.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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