A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 28 km SW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (17 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 10:46:38 / April 6, 2017 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak15702774. Event ids that are associated: ak15702774. Exact location of event, longitude -154.3002 West, latitude 57.3534 North, depth = 26.7 km. The temblor was detected at 01:46:38 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.7 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 28 km SW of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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