A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 102 km SE of Atka, Alaska (63 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.4 km (11 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 12:46:11 / April 5, 2017 @ 12:46 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008h1j. Event ids that are associated: ak15725970, us10008h1j. Exact location of event, longitude -173.2917 West, latitude 51.4648 North, depth = 17.4 km. The temblor was reported at 00:46:11 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 102 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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