A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska (25 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.16 km (19 miles). Id of earthquake: us20006vdh. Event ids that are associated: ak13887887, us20006vdh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/16 / 2016-08-30 08:11:42 / August 30, 2016 @ 8:11 am. Exact location, longitude -160.1887° West, latitude 54.7303° North, depth = 30.16 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:11:42 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter).
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 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 40 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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