A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (43 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/19 / 2019-09-17 06:42:05 / September 17, 2019 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019by3juma. Id of event: ak019by3juma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.9 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.8905 East, latitude 51.2934 North, depth = 45.9 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:42:05 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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