A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 145 km NE of Nome, Alaska (90 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:31:18 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 14:31:18 / December 15, 2019 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -162.9928° West, 65.31° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60006rt8. Event ids that are associated: us60006rt8.
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 145 km NE of Nome, Alaska.
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