A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (13 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:53:45 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 09:53:45 / March 27, 2017 @ 9:53 am. Exact location, longitude -179.3503° West, latitude 51.1442° North, depth = 33 km. Unique identifier: ak15653870. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15653870.
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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