A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km NW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (35 miles) on Friday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:31:22 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15517944. Unique identifier: ak15517944. Exact location of event, longitude -143.0726 West, latitude 60.4695 North, depth = 8.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 13:31:22 / March 17, 2017 @ 1:31 pm.
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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km NW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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