A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:30:44 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15191855. Event ids that are associated: ak15191855. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.7 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -166.1406° West, latitude 53.7944° North, depth = 83.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 17:30:44 / February 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm.
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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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