A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km NE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12745274. Unique identifier: ak12745274. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -141.5905 West, latitude 60.4441 North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was detected at 13:17:32 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 22:17:32 / February 6, 2016 @ 10:17 pm.
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km NE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska.
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