A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 108 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (67 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:34:46 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009cjs. Event ids that are associated: ak0205a70biq, us70009cjs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 00:34:46 / April 24, 2020 @ 12:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.8821 West, latitude 51.6686 North, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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