A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 km NE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (9 miles). Event id: us10007u6u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15104844, us10007u6u. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 11:31:51 / January 15, 2017 @ 11:31 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:31:51 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.7765 East, latitude 52.0327 North, depth = 175.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175.22 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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