A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 116 km ESE of Yakutat, Alaska (72 miles). Global time and date of event 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 02:54:51 / January 20, 2016 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak12474385. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12474385. The temblor was picked up at 17:54:51 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -137.981 West, latitude 59.0006 North, depth = 9.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 116 km ESE of Yakutat, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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