A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 71 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska (44 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27.5 km, -158.6592° West, 55.6122° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.5 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:31:15 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak019dnadczy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dnadczy. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 06:31:15 / October 24, 2019 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT.
Each 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 71 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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