A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 171 km S of False Pass, Alaska (106 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 14:06:18 / March 15, 2019 @ 2:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: ak0193em537k. Event ids that are associated: ak0193em537k. The temblor was picked up at 03:06:18 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -163.421° West, 53.313° North, depth 14.8 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 171 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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