A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km S of Old Iliamna, Alaska (58 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.6 km (121 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 22:08:20 / February 18, 2016 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:08:20 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -154.907 West, latitude 58.9119 North, depth = 194.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qx4. Id of event: us10004qx4.
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 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 93 km S of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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