A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 94 km NE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (58 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -158.4672 West, latitude 55.3646 North, depth = 10.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 05:51:46 / December 21, 2019 @ 5:51 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:51:46 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019gb72eew. Id of event: ak019gb72eew. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.3 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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