A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km SE of Atka, Alaska (55 miles) on Saturday. Event id: ak15799703. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15799703. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:20:58 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 26.2 km, -173.3722° West, 51.5937° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 04:20:58 / April 23, 2017 @ 4:20 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.2 km (16 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 88 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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