A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (80 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.9106 West, latitude 51.1187 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0204x2dqh7, us70008xsr. Unique identifier: us70008xsr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 06:51:43 / April 16, 2020 @ 6:51 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:51:43 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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