A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 45.1 km, -173.3731° West, 51.9543° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.1 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 11:26:01 / March 1, 2017 @ 11:26 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15450659. Id of event: ak15450659. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:26:01 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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