A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 176 km SE of Adak, Alaska (109 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10008rcg. Event ids that are associated: ak16018323, us10008rcg. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 15:31:20 / May 2, 2017 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.066° West, 50.6523° North. The temblor was detected at 03:31:20 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 176 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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