A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 156 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (97 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 03:23:05 / March 10, 2017 @ 3:23 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:23:05 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.8 km, -153.1323° West, 56.0003° North. Event id: ak15491309. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15491309. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 156 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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