A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16173789. Event ids that are associated: ak16173789. Global time and date of event 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 21:45:42 / June 4, 2017 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:45:42 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -140.6151 West, latitude 60.0227 North, depth = 0 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 72 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska.
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