A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 173 km E of Atka, Alaska (107 miles) on Sunday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:53:21 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.5 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 21:53:21 / May 24, 2020 @ 9:53 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206o5qtwn. Id of event: ak0206o5qtwn. Exact location of earthquake, -171.673° West, 52.3064° North, depth 17.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 173 km E of Atka, Alaska.
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