A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km S of Seward, Alaska (37 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.595 West, latitude 59.5527 North, depth = 13.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.5 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 03:44:36 / May 21, 2020 @ 3:44 am. Event id: ak0206iwd3c1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206iwd3c1, us70009m8s. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:44:36 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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