A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (70 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.4841 West, latitude 50.2701 North, depth = 108.2 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:16:11 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.2 km (67 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 05:16:11 / February 17, 2020 @ 5:16 am. Id of earthquake: ak02027gvacb. Event ids that are associated: ak02027gvacb.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 113 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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