A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (17 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:26:27 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 22:26:27 / December 25, 2016 @ 10:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.3 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14790930. Id of event: ak14790930. Exact location, longitude -179.4857° West, latitude 51.1556° North, depth = 27.3 km.
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 eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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