A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (30 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.91 km (42 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005t5x. Event ids that are associated: ak019d0bb17p, us70005t5x. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:15:03 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -165.1031° West, 53.9236° North, depth 66.91 km. Global time and date of event 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 17:15:03 / October 10, 2019 @ 5:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three 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.
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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: 49 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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