A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska (70 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 13:58:55 / September 27, 2016 @ 1:58 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:58:55 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2938 West, latitude 56.8171 North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: ak14067989. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14067989. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 112 km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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