A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 51 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:23:34 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 17:23:34 / April 5, 2020 @ 5:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.38 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -179.8329° West, latitude 51.339° North, depth = 22.38 km. Id of earthquake: us60009eii. Event ids that are associated: ak0204f1uovr, us60009eii.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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