A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (63 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.4459 West, latitude 58.221 North, depth = 0 km. Global time and date of event 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 05:37:40 / August 12, 2019 @ 5:37 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak019aajkwy4. Event ids that are associated: ak019aajkwy4. The temblor was reported at 20:37:40 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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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