A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 74 km NE of Fort Yukon, Alaska (46 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.2972 West, latitude 67.1071 North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/16 / 2016-05-30 18:31:34 / May 30, 2016 @ 6:31 pm. Id of earthquake: ak13614562. Event ids that are associated: ak13614562. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:31:34 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km NE of Fort Yukon, Alaska.
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