A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 36 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 03:11:59 / September 21, 2019 @ 3:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.2 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:11:59 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.6367° West, latitude 51.4085° North, depth = 8.2 km. Unique identifier: ak019c4nqefw. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019c4nqefw.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-four 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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