A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:23:42 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak019b7vrswm. Event ids that are associated: ak019b7vrswm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.1 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -174.4047° West, 52.4127° North, depth 165.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 21:23:42 / September 1, 2019 @ 9:23 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 27 km NNW of Atka, Alaska.
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