A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 51 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (32 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 08:38:31 / March 4, 2018 @ 8:38 am. The temblor was reported at 21:38:31 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18655485. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18655485. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.2 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -170.3402° West, 52.2184° North, depth 35.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety 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: 51 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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