A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (104 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -173.07° West, latitude 50.8509° North, depth = 9.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15447710. Unique identifier: ak15447710. The temblor was reported at 01:19:06 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 13:19:06 / February 27, 2017 @ 1:19 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.3 km (6 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 168 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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