A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 86 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (53 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:20:01 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.8546 West, latitude 54.5806 North, depth = 22.42 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 14:20:01 / March 15, 2017 @ 2:20 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.42 km (14 miles). Event id: us20008slb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15497918, us20008slb.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 86 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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