A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 km NNW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -142.6624 West, latitude 60.5641 North, depth = 6.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 13:22:06 / December 15, 2017 @ 1:22 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:22:06 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17600517. Unique identifier: ak17600517.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km NNW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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