A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 197 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (122 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15562804, us20008tfl. Unique identifier: us20008tfl. Exact location of earthquake, -173.2519° West, 50.5193° North, depth 22.94 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 21:17:29 / March 17, 2017 @ 9:17 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:17:29 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.94 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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