A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska (34 miles) on Friday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:06:14 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 200 km (124 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.9755 West, latitude 59.6533 North, depth = 200 km. Global time and date of event 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 01:06:14 / April 23, 2016 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak13491125. Event ids that are associated: ak13491125.
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 seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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