A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:01:01 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.23 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23.23 km, -149.3134° West, 56.3351° North. Global time and date of event 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 01:01:01 / September 23, 2019 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019c7xjyxq, us70005nx5. Unique identifier: us70005nx5.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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