A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 12:36:15 / January 6, 2019 @ 12:36 pm. Event id: ak019a4l16o. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019a4l16o. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.8707° West, 55.9821° North, depth 11 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:36:15 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days four thousand and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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