A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km NW of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020s92pdz. Id of event: ak020s92pdz. The temblor was detected at 21:29:37 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -161.6343° West, latitude 56.1776° North, depth = 221.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 221.3 km (138 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 08:29:37 / January 17, 2020 @ 8:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 Sand Point, Alaska.
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