A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Larsen Bay in Alaska. Event id: ak019da40x7a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019da40x7a. Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -153.4548° West, 57.399° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:59:36 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 09:59:36 / October 16, 2019 @ 9:59 am.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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