A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SE of Adak, Alaska (40 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.52 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 15:12:28 / May 31, 2019 @ 3:12 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:12:28 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0196xz5jku, us70003ws3. Id of event: us70003ws3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.1036 West, latitude 51.3989 North, depth = 30.52 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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