A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 87 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska (54 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:07:42 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.388 West, latitude 59.6199 North, depth = 114.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 02:07:42 / January 29, 2016 @ 2:07 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak12549352. Event ids that are associated: ak12549352. The epicenter was at a depth of 114.3 km (71 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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