A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 157 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (98 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15447710, us100087bi. Id of event: us100087bi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 13:19:02 / February 27, 2017 @ 1:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -173.0715 West, latitude 50.9723 North, depth = 10 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:19:02 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 157 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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