A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 57 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (35 miles). Unique identifier: us10008hx5. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15747901, us10008hx5. Exact location of event, longitude -175.8948 West, latitude 52.0827 North, depth = 185.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 05:23:15 / April 15, 2017 @ 5:23 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:23:15 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 185.5 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km ENE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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