A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 15 km WSW of Cold Bay, Alaska (9 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -162.9435 West, latitude 55.1329 North, depth = 117.9 km. The temblor was reported at 04:10:01 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 13:10:01 / April 1, 2018 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000dw5r. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18883369, us2000dw5r. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.9 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km WSW of Cold Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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