A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 km WNW of Haines, Alaska (33 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.2 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 13:28:11 / July 29, 2017 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:28:11 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -136.3372 West, latitude 59.3837 North, depth = 4.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16381258. Id of event: ak16381258.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 53 km WNW of Haines, Alaska.
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