A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska (16 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:18:16 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.3 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 17.3 km, -139.4811° West, 59.7525° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 02:18:16 / May 22, 2017 @ 2:18 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16099390, us10008u34. Unique identifier: us10008u34.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 26 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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