A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 142 km S of Chernabura Island, Alaska (88 miles). Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 12:09:52 / April 17, 2016 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13499156. Unique identifier: ak13499156. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -159.1403° West, 53.528° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:09:52 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 142 km S of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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