A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km E of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (35 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -141.4067 West, latitude 60.0473 North, depth = 6.7 km. The temblor was detected at 05:09:48 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206e43cd2. Id of event: ak0206e43cd2. Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 14:09:48 / May 18, 2020 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen 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.
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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. 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: 57 km E of Cape Yakataga, Alaska.
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