A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 39 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:18:13 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.1 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 23:18:13 / September 13, 2016 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.6638 West, latitude 53.528 North, depth = 68.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13967225. Unique identifier: ak13967225.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 39 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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