A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 34 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6887° West, 51.1069° North, depth 39.97 km. The temblor was reported at 06:53:36 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18575600, us2000dbar. Unique identifier: us2000dbar. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.97 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 18:53:36 / March 2, 2018 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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