A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:06:48 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 02:06:48 / May 10, 2017 @ 2:06 am. Unique identifier: ak16016415. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16016415. Exact location of event, depth 13.2 km, -178.4625° West, 51.719° North.
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 one hundred and fifty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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