A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 31 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (19 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:11:58 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.6588° West, latitude 51.2801° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 03:11:58 / September 21, 2019 @ 3:11 am. Unique identifier: us70005v56. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019c4nqefw, us70005v56. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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