A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km SE of Amukta Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: ak12477488. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12477488. Exact location of earthquake, -170.6079° West, 52.0181° North, depth 14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:30 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 00:53:30 / January 18, 2016 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SE of Amukta Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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