A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 142 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (88 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.9067 West, latitude 52.4615 North, depth = 10 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:48 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 20:27:48 / September 16, 2019 @ 8:27 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019bwo9gkh, us70005tu6. Id of event: us70005tu6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 142 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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