A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 49 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (30 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:53:37 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 148.1 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak19232865. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19232865. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.8242 West, latitude 51.8214 North, depth = 148.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 14:53:37 / April 7, 2018 @ 2:53 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 49 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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