A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (72 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.4948 West, latitude 51.8841 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:55:40 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak15413847. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15413847. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 09:55:40 / February 27, 2017 @ 9:55 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty 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. 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: 116 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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