A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 km ESE of Amukta Island, Alaska (12 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 06:44:32 / May 10, 2020 @ 6:44 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.4 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 25.4 km, -171.0054° West, 52.3878° North. Id of earthquake: ak02060r8kck. Event ids that are associated: ak02060r8kck. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:44:32 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km ESE of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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