A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 40 km SW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (25 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 02:15:19 / January 17, 2019 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -159.203° West, latitude 55.9848° North, depth = 76.6 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:15:19 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019s5f0rl. Id of event: ak019s5f0rl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 76.6 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 40 km SW of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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