A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km NW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (19 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.86 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 21:27:32 / May 19, 2019 @ 9:27 pm. Unique identifier: us60003qz2. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0196e8d97s, us60003qz2. Exact location, longitude 178.1642° East, latitude 52.1225° North, depth = 20.86 km. The temblor was detected at 11:27:32 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 30 km NW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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