A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (41 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.7 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 03:58:13 / July 21, 2019 @ 3:58 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.087 West, latitude 53.6978 North, depth = 60.7 km. Unique identifier: ak0199a4ov8b. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0199a4ov8b. The temblor was picked up at 16:58:13 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 66 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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