A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 84 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (52 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:48:41 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.3 km (30 miles). Event id: us10008e5l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15670106, us10008e5l. Exact location of event, longitude -164.9065 West, latitude 53.5746 North, depth = 48.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 20:48:41 / April 3, 2017 @ 8:48 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 84 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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