A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 77 km NNW of Yakutat, Alaska (48 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13611651. Id of event: ak13611651. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/16 / 2016-05-29 10:52:56 / May 29, 2016 @ 10:52 am. Exact location of event, longitude -140.4342 West, latitude 60.1481 North, depth = 4 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:52:56 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles).
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 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 77 km NNW of Yakutat, Alaska.
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