A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 86 km N of Larsen Bay, Alaska (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 03:42:34 / February 23, 2017 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:42:34 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15344363. Id of event: ak15344363. Exact location, longitude -153.9869° West, latitude 58.3141° North, depth = 72.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 72.1 km (45 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 86 km N of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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