A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km N of Eagle Village, Alaska (89 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 09:42:40 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 16:42:40 / April 17, 2016 @ 4:42 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -140.5975 West, latitude 66.0528 North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak13473967. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13473967.
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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eleven 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: 143 km N of Eagle Village, Alaska.
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