A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (28 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 15:48:10 / February 21, 2020 @ 3:48 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.16 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -179.2975° West, latitude 50.8747° North, depth = 9.16 km. The temblor was detected at 03:48:10 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60008803. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0202e95v51, us60008803.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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