A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 91 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location of event, depth 19.8 km, -172.5846° West, 63.0502° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/18 / 2018-01-19 02:35:16 / January 19, 2018 @ 2:35 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.8 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak18181539. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18181539. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:16 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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