A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 92 km E of Cordova, Alaska (57 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12779186. Id of event: ak12779186. Exact location of earthquake, -144.0688° West, 60.5936° North, depth 6.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:43:11 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 01:43:11 / February 8, 2016 @ 1:43 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km E of Cordova, Alaska.
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