A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 181 km NNE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (112 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15436790. Id of event: ak15436790. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:21:50 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -140.9653° West, 61.527° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 10:21:50 / March 4, 2017 @ 10:21 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 181 km NNE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska.
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