A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 42 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (26 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:15:07 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009mnq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206j3c0fv, us70009mnq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 15:15:07 / May 21, 2020 @ 3:15 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -179.3955 West, latitude 50.9269 North, depth = 22.88 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.88 km (14 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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