A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 17:04:27 / March 31, 2017 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -156.3465° West, 55.5646° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15652147. Id of event: ak15652147. The temblor was detected at 07:04:27 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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