A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 53 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7617 West, latitude 51.0172 North, depth = 13.1 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:08:08 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 04:08:08 / April 22, 2020 @ 4:08 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02056y5ont. Id of event: ak02056y5ont.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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