A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2415 West, latitude 51.326 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008w6i. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16016407, us10008w6i. The temblor was picked up at 15:49:27 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 01:49:27 / May 10, 2017 @ 1:49 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 60 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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