A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 115 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 22:42:18 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:42 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:42:18 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.2 km, -175.0286° West, 51.2946° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak020214zuq8. Event ids that are associated: ak020214zuq8.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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