A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 106 km ESE of Chitina, Alaska (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -142.5321° West, 61.2252° North, depth 21.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak17246268. Event ids that are associated: ak17246268. Global time and date of event 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 09:52:41 / November 16, 2017 @ 9:52 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.5 km (13 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:52:41 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 106 km ESE of Chitina, Alaska.
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