A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (149 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:14:31 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0206ssth1p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206ssth1p. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 02:14:31 / May 27, 2020 @ 2:14 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.5805° West, latitude 56.043° North, depth = 11.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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