A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 117 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12500119. Event ids that are associated: ak12500119. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 16:49:57 / January 24, 2016 @ 4:49 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:49:57 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.9 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.4016 West, latitude 54.4183 North, depth = 12.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 117 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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