A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 48 km N of Sand Point, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location, longitude -160.5889° West, latitude 55.7649° North, depth = 139.34 km. The temblor was detected at 11:33:27 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hfss. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20281866, us1000hfss. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/18 / 2018-10-14 20:33:27 / October 14, 2018 @ 8:33 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 139.34 km (87 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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: 48 km N of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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