A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km SW of Atka, Alaska (57 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 20:53:26 / January 28, 2017 @ 8:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:53:26 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -175.1615° West, latitude 51.6199° North, depth = 25.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15174922. Unique identifier: ak15174922.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 92 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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