A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 21 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (13 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 03:01:06 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.8 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -159.8293° West, 54.676° North, depth 12.8 km. Event id: ak14362643. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14362643. Global time and date of event 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 14:01:06 / November 17, 2016 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 21 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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