A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km W of Willow, Alaska (57 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 18:43:13 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15188693. Unique identifier: ak15188693. Global time and date of event 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 03:43:13 / February 2, 2017 @ 3:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -151.7652° West, latitude 61.6385° North, depth = 102.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.2 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 92 km W of Willow, Alaska.
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