A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 117 km NW of Unalakleet, Alaska (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.6697 West, latitude 64.4295 North, depth = 11.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:20 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019enr2qhr, us60006bz2. Unique identifier: ak019enr2qhr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 11:15:20 / November 15, 2019 @ 11:15 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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. 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: 117 km NW of Unalakleet, Alaska.
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