A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (80 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.12 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -137.6265° West, 57.8191° North, depth 4.12 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:35:05 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 22:35:05 / December 12, 2019 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60006qub. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006qub.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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