A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 42 km SW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (26 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.1 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak01995fwnvb. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01995fwnvb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 20:09:05 / July 18, 2019 @ 8:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 179.2406 East, latitude 51.6399 North, depth = 15.1 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:05 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven 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: 42 km SW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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