A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (38 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 09:26:08 / February 24, 2017 @ 9:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 102 km, -152.9226° West, 59.7121° North. Id of earthquake: ak15367809. Event ids that are associated: ak15367809. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:26:08 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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