A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 90 km ENE of Fort Yukon, Alaska (56 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15293905. Unique identifier: ak15293905. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 07:00:57 / February 18, 2017 @ 7:00 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:00:57 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -143.275 West, latitude 66.7203 North, depth = 3.4 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 90 km ENE of Fort Yukon, Alaska.
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