A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.6 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -156.1341 West, latitude 56.3639 North, depth = 47.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 00:53:55 / October 4, 2019 @ 12:53 am. Id of earthquake: ak019cq46m0b. Event ids that are associated: ak019cq46m0b. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:53:55 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter).
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 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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