A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km ENE of Old Iliamna, Alaska (29 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -154.1667 West, latitude 59.9473 North, depth = 100 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12310000. Event ids that are associated: ak12310000. The temblor was picked up at 09:30:04 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/15 / 2015-12-26 18:30:04 / December 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 47 km ENE of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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