A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 172 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (107 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:02:46 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004bc4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12438497, us10004bc4. Exact location of event, longitude -161.2928 West, latitude 53.6117 North, depth = 41.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.5 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/15 / 2015-12-21 11:02:46 / December 21, 2015 @ 11:02 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 172 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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