A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. Event id: ak12613493. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12613493. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:03 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). Global time and date of event 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 10:10:03 / February 1, 2016 @ 10:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -164.8489° West, latitude 53.5889° North, depth = 51 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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.
Did you feel the quake?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Unimak Island region, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.