A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska (34 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 29/09/15 / 2015-09-29 05:14:09 / September 29, 2015 @ 5:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:14:09 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11726220. Unique identifier: ak11726220. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.681 West, latitude 52.8358 North, depth = 6.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 55 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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