A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 70 km ESE of Seward, Alaska (43 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:33:36 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.3906 West, latitude 59.7583 North, depth = 13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 18:33:36 / September 1, 2018 @ 6:33 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20239332. Unique identifier: ak20239332.
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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km ESE of Seward, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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