A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska (52 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 03:53:18 / April 1, 2017 @ 3:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.5734 West, latitude 53.4396 North, depth = 4.9 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:53:18 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak15654731. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15654731.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 83 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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