A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 49 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004ek8. Event ids that are associated: ak12460319, us10004ek8. Exact location of earthquake, -178.405° West, 51.25° North, depth 11.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 07:24:32 / January 14, 2016 @ 7:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:24:32 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-six 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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