A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 78 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (48 miles). Unique identifier: ak15252945. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15252945. The temblor was detected at 20:42:51 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 07:42:51 / February 10, 2017 @ 7:42 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.3 km (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -164.6829° West, latitude 53.8506° North, depth = 33.3 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 78 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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