A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: ak12460319. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12460319. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:24:32 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.1 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 11.1 km, -178.4143° West, 51.2472° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 07:24:32 / January 14, 2016 @ 7:24 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 48 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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