A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 54 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska (34 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 12:46:10 / May 21, 2016 @ 12:46 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak13598969. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13598969. The temblor was detected at 04:46:10 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -167.1232° West, 53.523° North, depth 16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 54 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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