A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 33 km S of Chitina, Alaska (21 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 17:03:54 / November 5, 2017 @ 5:03 pm. Exact location, longitude -144.5451° West, latitude 61.2171° North, depth = 25.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.1 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17163780. Unique identifier: ak17163780. The temblor was detected at 08:03:54 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 33 km S of Chitina, Alaska.
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