A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km S of King Salmon, Alaska (60 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 126.4 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 12:57:53 / November 17, 2017 @ 12:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -156.4255° West, latitude 57.8177° North, depth = 126.4 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:57:53 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17358083. Id of event: ak17358083.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 97 km S of King Salmon, Alaska.
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