A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (71 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak019d3lxvbv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019d3lxvbv. Global time and date of event 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 16:42:10 / October 12, 2019 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:42:10 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -137.4289° West, latitude 57.9066° North, depth = 7.2 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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