A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006pd4. Id of event: us70006pd4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -166.2733° West, 65.9637° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 06:43:31 / December 21, 2019 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:43:31 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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