A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (40 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 04:48:10 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700091r5. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0204tw1u0c, us700091r5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 14:48:10 / April 14, 2020 @ 2:48 pm. Exact location of event, depth 60 km, -173.2729° West, 52.0659° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three 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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