A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km NNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (45 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 33.7 km, -154.4892° West, 58.1424° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:53:34 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.7 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 03:53:34 / January 27, 2018 @ 3:53 am. Event id: ak18205098. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18205098.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km NNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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