A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km SW of Atka, Alaska (41 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 19:52:37 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.09 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -174.973° West, latitude 51.8391° North, depth = 72.09 km. All ids that are associated to the event: av70888054, ak02053nxwzb, us60009dhx. Unique identifier: us60009dhx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/20 / 2020-04-20 05:52:37 / April 20, 2020 @ 5:52 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 66 km SW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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