A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 87 km NE of Kodiak, Alaska (54 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.2 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 20:51:40 / January 1, 2016 @ 8:51 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -151.4431 West, latitude 58.3874 North, depth = 36.2 km. Event id: ak12380708. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12380708. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:51:40 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter).
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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km NE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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