A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km ENE of Noatak, Alaska (19 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -162.2792° West, 67.6589° North, depth 8 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:12:04 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak12968189. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12968189. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/16 / 2016-03-05 04:12:04 / March 5, 2016 @ 4:12 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km ENE of Noatak, Alaska.
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