A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 218 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (135 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000a6as. Event ids that are associated: ak0206zjovak, us6000a6as. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 10:08:27 / May 31, 2020 @ 10:08 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:08:27 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.5684 West, latitude 56.3206 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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