A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 74 km W of Cantwell, Alaska (46 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.3 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 04:20:38 / December 29, 2016 @ 4:20 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.4335 West, latitude 63.4316 North, depth = 14.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14825050. Unique identifier: ak14825050. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:20:38 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 74 km W of Cantwell, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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