A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.44 West, latitude 51.6849 North, depth = 15.2 km. The temblor was detected at 08:54:00 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16016820. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16016820. Global time and date of event 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 08:54:00 / May 10, 2017 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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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