A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 94 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (58 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 14:45:07 / July 19, 2018 @ 2:45 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:45:07 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000gc5q. Event ids that are associated: ak19905172, us2000gc5q. Exact location of event, longitude -160.9045 West, latitude 54.443 North, depth = 7.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 94 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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