A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 130 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (81 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:03:20 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 14:03:20 / May 14, 2017 @ 2:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.991 East, latitude 50.2369 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10008xa3. Event ids that are associated: ak16155040, us10008xa3.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 130 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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