A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 71 km ESE of King Salmon, Alaska (44 miles). Exact location of event, depth 166 km, -155.5111° West, 58.4516° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 14:04:24 / August 19, 2017 @ 2:04 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 166 km (103 miles). Unique identifier: ak16574704. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16574704. The temblor was detected at 05:04:24 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km ESE of King Salmon, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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