A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 km E of Chernabura Island, Alaska (4 miles). Unique identifier: ak15209469. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15209469. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.5 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:15:43 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34.5 km, -159.4377° West, 54.7973° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 21:15:43 / February 5, 2017 @ 9:15 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 7 km E of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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