A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 102 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak0199qrcftc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0199qrcftc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/19 / 2019-07-31 09:09:15 / July 31, 2019 @ 9:09 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:15 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -137.4321° West, 58.1947° North.
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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 102 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska.
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