A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 45 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (28 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:39:58 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0198cavke. Id of event: ak0198cavke. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 04:39:58 / January 5, 2019 @ 4:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.987 West, latitude 53.6322 North, depth = 36.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.4 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 45 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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