A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km NNE of Arctic Village, Alaska (43 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 19:09:56 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -145.176° West, 68.7456° North, depth 9.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 04:09:56 / March 19, 2017 @ 4:09 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15540222. Id of event: ak15540222.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 70 km NNE of Arctic Village, Alaska.
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