A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (65 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:18:58 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.8461 West, latitude 57.0541 North, depth = 14.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.1 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 09:18:58 / January 25, 2017 @ 9:18 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15187497. Unique identifier: ak15187497.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 105 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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