A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 221 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (137 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:41:22 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 20:41:22 / March 17, 2017 @ 8:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.96 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20008tfk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15522001, us20008tfk. Exact location of event, depth 35.96 km, -163.6907° West, 52.5812° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 221 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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