A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (53 miles) on Sunday. Event id: ak0206e2f3wn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206e2f3wn. Exact location of event, depth 25.4 km, -176.9765° West, 51.1242° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 11:28:46 / May 18, 2020 @ 11:28 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:28:46 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.4 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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