A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 109 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (68 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.35 km (21 miles). Event id: us100088pr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15480633, us100088pr. The temblor was picked up at 14:54:09 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -170.1952° West, 51.6924° North, depth 33.35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 01:54:09 / March 7, 2017 @ 1:54 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 109 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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