A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 221 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska (137 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:19:21 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0205vsh67g, us70009e4h. Id of event: us70009e4h. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 06:19:21 / May 7, 2020 @ 6:19 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -149.141° West, 56.6017° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-nine 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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