A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4576 West, latitude 51.7282 North, depth = 20.7 km. Unique identifier: ak16116943. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16116943. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.7 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 20:06:22 / May 8, 2017 @ 8:06 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:06:22 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-three, 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
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. 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.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.