A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 28 km NW of Noatak, Alaska (17 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:10:51 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.8 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 20:10:51 / January 29, 2016 @ 8:10 pm. Exact location, longitude -163.4294° West, latitude 67.7551° North, depth = 19.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12558140. Unique identifier: ak12558140.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km NW of Noatak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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