A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 178.0317 East, latitude 52.2055 North, depth = 139.16 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:11:34 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.16 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 10:11:34 / June 3, 2020 @ 10:11 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aa59. Id of event: us6000aa59.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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