A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 88 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (55 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:32:50 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/16 / 2016-03-18 07:32:50 / March 18, 2016 @ 7:32 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.8 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -173.524 West, latitude 51.516 North, depth = 24.8 km. Unique identifier: us20005aw1. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13000001, us20005aw1.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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