A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 73 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (45 miles). Unique identifier: ak0205nr7inx. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0205nr7inx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 20:33:39 / May 2, 2020 @ 8:33 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:33:39 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.2903 West, latitude 52.5509 North, depth = 145.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 145.6 km (90 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km ENE of Atka, Alaska.
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