A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 112 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (70 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.2 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:54:09 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 01:54:09 / March 7, 2017 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15480633. Id of event: ak15480633. Exact location of event, longitude -170.2442 West, latitude 51.6628 North, depth = 20.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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