A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 50 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (31 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019by4iv38. Id of event: ak019by4iv38. Exact location of event, depth 32.9 km, -160.3867° West, 54.892° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:05:44 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/09/19 / 2019-09-17 08:05:44 / September 17, 2019 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.9 km (20 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 50 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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