A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 58 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (36 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 10:36:49 / May 21, 2020 @ 10:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -173.4589° West, latitude 51.9329° North, depth = 5.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0206j0he5q, us70009nwy. Unique identifier: us70009nwy. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:36:49 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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