A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 54 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:58:00 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 16:58:00 / February 9, 2020 @ 4:58 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0201ufd5vf. Unique identifier: ak0201ufd5vf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.9 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3238° West, 51.2595° North, depth 25.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 54 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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