A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 57 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:53:37 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.09 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70007stz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201pkw8yo, us70007stz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 23:53:37 / February 6, 2020 @ 11:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9247 West, latitude 51.2029 North, depth = 17.09 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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