A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 19 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (12 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20239888. Id of event: ak20239888. Exact location, longitude -179.0746° West, latitude 51.0926° North, depth = 18.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:38:26 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 11:38:26 / September 2, 2018 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.6 km (12 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 19 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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