A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km WNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (53 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -156.9656° West, 56.0165° North, depth 3.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak15255377. Event ids that are associated: ak15255377. The temblor was detected at 07:35:48 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 17:35:48 / February 11, 2017 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 86 km WNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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