A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 108 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (67 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12925342. Id of event: ak12925342. The temblor was picked up at 00:10:04 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 12:10:04 / February 24, 2016 @ 12:10 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.4 km (41 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.8775° East, latitude 50.9982° North, depth = 65.4 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 108 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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