A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 28 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (17 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 07:57:08 / September 8, 2019 @ 7:57 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:57:08 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -171.1794° West, latitude 52.2356° North, depth = 13.3 km. Id of earthquake: ak019bj8efve. Event ids that are associated: ak019bj8efve.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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.
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