A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 90 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (56 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:13:53 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 15:13:53 / April 22, 2017 @ 3:13 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15798398, us10008luu. Unique identifier: us10008luu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.8638 West, latitude 54.486 North, depth = 10.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.37 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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