A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 54 km NNW of Sand Point, Alaska (34 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.8 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 144.8 km, -160.94° West, 55.7621° North. Global time and date of event 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 08:53:56 / February 24, 2019 @ 8:53 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:53:56 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0192j3n18v. Event ids that are associated: ak0192j3n18v.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km NNW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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