A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km S of Adak, Alaska (61 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:14:26 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 22:14:26 / April 4, 2017 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -176.4025 West, latitude 51.006 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10008fmf. Event ids that are associated: ak15703522, us10008fmf.
Each 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 thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 98 km S of Adak, Alaska.
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