A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km S of King Salmon, Alaska (60 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -156.8384° West, 57.8217° North, depth 169.5 km. Unique identifier: ak19640725. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19640725. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/18 / 2018-05-21 03:48:08 / May 21, 2018 @ 3:48 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:48:08 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 169.5 km (105 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. 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: 97 km S of King Salmon, Alaska.
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