A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 298 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (185 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -149.3707° West, latitude 55.4709° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: ak0207v2np97. Event ids that are associated: ak0207v2np97. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 16:39:04 / June 19, 2020 @ 4:39 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:39:04 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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