A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 252 km S of Middleton Island, Alaska (157 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -145.9387 West, latitude 57.1749 North, depth = 11.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.6 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 17:08:19 / February 27, 2017 @ 5:08 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:08:19 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak15447723. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15447723.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 252 km S of Middleton Island, Alaska.
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