A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -179.7642° West, latitude 51.0364° North, depth = 13 km. Unique identifier: ak02051zr6ts. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02051zr6ts. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 04:43:31 / April 19, 2020 @ 4:43 am. The temblor was detected at 16:43:31 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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