A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 73 km WNW of Gustavus, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -136.9441 West, latitude 58.6028 North, depth = 4.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16785653, us2000ailm. Id of event: us2000ailm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 04:50:36 / September 9, 2017 @ 4:50 am. The temblor was reported at 19:50:36 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km WNW of Gustavus, Alaska.
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