A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 145 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (90 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.0427 East, latitude 50.6636 North, depth = 18.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.7 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0196y1osz2. Id of event: ak0196y1osz2. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:37:44 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 19:37:44 / May 31, 2019 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 145 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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