A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 82 km NNW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska (51 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 19:15:11 / March 8, 2019 @ 7:15 pm. Exact location, longitude -166.8283° West, latitude 54.6153° North, depth = 231.66 km. The temblor was reported at 08:15:11 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019334eq86, us2000k8v0. Id of event: us2000k8v0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 231.66 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 82 km NNW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
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