A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 46 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12804711. Event ids that are associated: ak12804711. Exact location of event, depth 25.6 km, -179.5868° West, 50.9767° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:54:14 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 04:54:14 / February 13, 2016 @ 4:54 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. 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: 46 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.