A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 123 km SW of Middleton Island, Alaska (76 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:53:36 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 16:53:36 / April 30, 2016 @ 4:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -147.6943° West, 58.5792° North, depth 35.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.2 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak13505705. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13505705.
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 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 123 km SW of Middleton Island, Alaska.
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