A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 161 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (100 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -166.7107 West, latitude 52.3091 North, depth = 28.06 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:56:12 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.06 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16128808, us10008v8k. Unique identifier: us10008v8k. Global time and date of event 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 22:56:12 / May 24, 2017 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 161 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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