A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km S of Atka, Alaska (65 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 01:12:16 / February 10, 2017 @ 1:12 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, depth 40 km, -174.4794° West, 51.262° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:12:16 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15330516, us20008l7g. Unique identifier: us20008l7g.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 105 km S of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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