A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 93 km SW of Atka, Alaska (58 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008hke. Event ids that are associated: ak15174922, us20008hke. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.1919 West, latitude 51.6192 North, depth = 24.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.56 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:26 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 20:53:26 / January 28, 2017 @ 8:53 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km SW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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