A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 70 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (43 miles). Global time and date of event 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 14:08:16 / October 28, 2016 @ 2:08 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.9027 West, latitude 52.2267 North, depth = 27 km. Id of earthquake: ak14295642. Event ids that are associated: ak14295642. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:08:16 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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