A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 62 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (39 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:14:38 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009nwu. Event ids that are associated: ak0206iuzss3, us70009nwu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -165.221 West, latitude 53.6779 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 01:14:38 / May 21, 2020 @ 1:14 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 62 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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