A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 81 km ENE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.4 km, -140.9974° West, 60.221° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 06:28:44 / February 3, 2016 @ 6:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles). Event id: ak12650424. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12650424. The temblor was reported at 21:28:44 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km ENE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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