A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km S of Adak, Alaska (70 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 07:11:57 / May 9, 2017 @ 7:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.7619 West, latitude 50.8595 North, depth = 19.05 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16130009, us10008v2x. Unique identifier: us10008v2x. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.05 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:11:57 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 113 km S of Adak, Alaska.
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