A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 221 km SE of Adak, Alaska (137 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:50:21 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.9322° West, 50.2168° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15269428, us20008juw. Unique identifier: us20008juw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 19:50:21 / February 7, 2017 @ 7:50 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 221 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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