A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 40 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/15 / 2015-09-16 12:35:56 / September 16, 2015 @ 12:35 pm. Exact location, longitude -160.192° West, latitude 54.836° North, depth = 20.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:35:56 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.6 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20003n9x. Event ids that are associated: ak11703553, us20003n9x.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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