A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 33 km NNE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (21 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15901938, us10008uac. Id of event: us10008uac. Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 08:42:29 / May 4, 2017 @ 8:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:42:29 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.9459° West, latitude 51.5474° North, depth = 6.6 km.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fourty, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 33 km NNE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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