A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 16:23:39 / May 10, 2017 @ 4:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.3157° West, 51.317° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017372, us10008wav. Id of event: us10008wav. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:23:39 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighteen, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 55 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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