A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5284° West, 51.7477° North, depth 13.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16000393. Id of event: ak16000393. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 01:08:40 / May 9, 2017 @ 1:08 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:08:40 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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