A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (12 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 08:14:55 / April 17, 2017 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15819543. Unique identifier: ak15819543. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.7 km (67 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:14:55 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 107.7 km, -171.5359° West, 52.4265° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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