A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km ENE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (39 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 11:00:59 / August 6, 2017 @ 11:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16457049. Id of event: ak16457049. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -141.4837 West, latitude 60.3734 North, depth = 7.1 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:00:59 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km ENE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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