A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 146 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (91 miles) on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:37:52 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13126715, us20005czs. Unique identifier: us20005czs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.4 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17.4 km, -160.9564° West, 53.7531° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 13:37:52 / March 21, 2016 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 146 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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