A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 269 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:53:31 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.6049° West, latitude 55.9218° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70004jcw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0197ztm4gq, us70004jcw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 03:53:31 / June 23, 2019 @ 3:53 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days six hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 269 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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