A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 227 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (141 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us100087bj. Event ids that are associated: ak15447712, us100087bj. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:41:28 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 13:41:28 / February 27, 2017 @ 1:41 pm. Exact location, longitude -163.9293° West, latitude 52.4201° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 227 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.
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