A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (39 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 01:39:47 / March 12, 2017 @ 1:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:39:47 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.8037° East, 51.3948° North, depth 46 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15469157, us20008sdh. Unique identifier: us20008sdh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 63 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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