A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 250 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (155 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.2 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 13:41:30 / February 27, 2017 @ 1:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:41:30 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15447712. Unique identifier: ak15447712. Exact location of earthquake, -163.7796° West, 52.2263° North, depth 8.2 km.
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 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 250 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.
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