A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 60 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18439737, us2000d3s5. Id of event: us2000d3s5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.8879 West, latitude 53.9931 North, depth = 72.41 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.41 km (45 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/18 / 2018-02-09 16:02:45 / February 9, 2018 @ 4:02 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:02:45 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 60 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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