A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km SW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska (55 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15654731, us10008fbp. Unique identifier: us10008fbp. Exact location of event, depth 8.81 km, -167.6275° West, 53.418° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 03:53:18 / April 1, 2017 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:53:18 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.81 km (5 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 88 km SW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
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