A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (75 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us70009dvx. Event ids that are associated: ak02052a7qnn, us70009dvx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 22:00:11 / April 19, 2020 @ 10:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.9322 West, latitude 51.2006 North, depth = 11.94 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.94 km (7 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:00:11 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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