A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 82 km SE of Atka, Alaska (51 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:06:56 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 15:06:56 / April 19, 2017 @ 3:06 pm. Id of earthquake: ak15794008. Event ids that are associated: ak15794008. Exact location of event, depth 26.2 km, -173.5116° West, 51.5858° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.2 km (16 miles).
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 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 82 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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