A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 10:30:09 / February 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.2702° West, 50.9135° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:30:09 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008800. Event ids that are associated: ak0202e62txw, us60008800.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 40 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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