A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (34 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 15:42:40 / February 20, 2016 @ 3:42 pm. Exact location of event, depth 179.4 km, -174.5617° West, 52.6336° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12859221. Unique identifier: ak12859221. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 179.4 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:42:40 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km NNW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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