A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 213 km N of Akutan, Alaska (132 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:44:39 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10008luk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15827150, us10008luk. Exact location, longitude -166.4285° West, latitude 56.0202° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 00:44:39 / April 22, 2017 @ 12:44 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 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 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 213 km N of Akutan, Alaska.
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