A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (63 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 05:38:07 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.7 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 05:38:07 / July 24, 2020 @ 5:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -158.4329 West, latitude 55.0806 North, depth = 23.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0209grwtj9. Unique identifier: ak0209grwtj9.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine 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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