A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (37 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 11:56:33 / March 1, 2020 @ 11:56 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:56:33 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.01 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.5533 West, latitude 51.7049 North, depth = 28.01 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202t2o0hs, us60008cs8. Id of event: us60008cs8.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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