A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 47 km SSE of Cold Bay, Alaska (29 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 17:55:23 / January 19, 2016 @ 5:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.84 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:55:23 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12472671, us10004fnt. Id of event: us10004fnt. Exact location, longitude -162.4482° West, latitude 54.7851° North, depth = 134.84 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 47 km SSE of Cold Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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