A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km S of Atka, Alaska (52 miles) on Saturday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:19:45 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/19 / 2019-08-25 03:19:45 / August 25, 2019 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019aw09uag. Id of event: ak019aw09uag. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.2401 West, latitude 51.446 North, depth = 8.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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