A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 141 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (88 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:37:43 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 19:37:43 / May 31, 2019 @ 7:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 179.2158° East, 50.5591° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us600041tx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0196y1osz2, us600041tx.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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. 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: 141 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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