A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km WSW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (73 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8661 West, latitude 56.2936 North, depth = 2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 18:33:13 / October 16, 2019 @ 6:33 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:33:13 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak019da98ep2. Event ids that are associated: ak019da98ep2.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 118 km WSW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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