A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us10008e6d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15671197, us10008e6d. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:15:41 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 18:15:41 / March 29, 2017 @ 6:15 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 112.4 km (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -170.478° West, 52.033° North, depth 112.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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