A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 261 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (162 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.27 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.2066 West, latitude 55.9759 North, depth = 8.27 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 14:09:27 / July 20, 2020 @ 2:09 pm. Unique identifier: us7000arm4. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209aaycwi, us7000arm4. The temblor was picked up at 14:09:27 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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