A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km NW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (32 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.6 km (35 miles). Exact location of event, depth 56.6 km, -156.2659° West, 56.1071° North. The temblor was detected at 04:00:33 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 14:00:33 / April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19104862. Unique identifier: ak19104862.
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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 NW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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