A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 86 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (53 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:24:16 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.7756 West, latitude 54.4624 North, depth = 21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 20:24:16 / January 1, 2016 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12380672. Unique identifier: ak12380672. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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