A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 50 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (31 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.2 km (18 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:58:19 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 21:58:19 / May 4, 2017 @ 9:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -179.2145° West, 51.7148° North, depth 28.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15909770, us10008pj8. Id of event: us10008pj8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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