A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 37 km S of Atka, Alaska (23 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.1751 West, latitude 51.8553 North, depth = 56 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 14:01:20 / March 11, 2018 @ 2:01 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:01:20 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak18678260. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18678260.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 37 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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