A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 118 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (73 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.9 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:25:08 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12560511. Unique identifier: ak12560511. Exact location, longitude -175.0083° West, latitude 51.2613° North, depth = 22.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 23:25:08 / January 29, 2016 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 118 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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