A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 111 km SW of Deltana, Alaska (69 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:01:35 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -146.4605° West, 63.0392° North, depth 41.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.1 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: ak14006849. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14006849. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 01:01:35 / September 21, 2016 @ 1:01 am.
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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 111 km SW of Deltana, Alaska.
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