A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 203 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (126 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 19:41:51 / February 21, 2017 @ 7:41 pm. Exact location, longitude -163.9285° West, latitude 52.6757° North, depth = 11.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:41:51 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak15419694. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15419694.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 203 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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