A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (47 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.4 km (65 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:24 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak13499114. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13499114. Exact location of event, depth 105.4 km, -153.1718° West, 59.7493° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 04:57:24 / April 17, 2016 @ 4:57 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Questions or comments?
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. 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: 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.