A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (20 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak0206j3c0fv. Event ids that are associated: ak0206j3c0fv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -179.3524° West, 51.0156° North, depth 12.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:15:08 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 15:15:08 / May 21, 2020 @ 3:15 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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