A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 103 km ESE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska (64 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:04:04 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -166.8992 West, latitude 65.3352 North, depth = 7.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 19:04:04 / June 2, 2017 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16240823. Unique identifier: ak16240823.
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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km ESE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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