A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 117 km SE of Middleton Island, Alaska (73 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18192281. Unique identifier: ak18192281. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:03:40 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -144.8729° West, latitude 58.6889° North, depth = 2.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 09:03:40 / January 24, 2018 @ 9:03 am.
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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 117 km SE of Middleton Island, Alaska.
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