A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska (23 miles). Unique identifier: ak17236431. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17236431. The epicenter was at a depth of 88.5 km (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.6249 West, latitude 63.2374 North, depth = 88.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 22:49:58 / November 15, 2017 @ 10:49 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:49:58 / 1:49 pm (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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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.
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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: 37 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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