A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 157 km SE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (98 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 17:42:30 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.74 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 03:42:30 / July 3, 2017 @ 3:42 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16249458, us2000a2ax. Id of event: us2000a2ax. Exact location of event, depth 34.74 km, -153.715° West, 54.9205° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 157 km SE of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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