A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 54 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:59:39 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -170.5718° West, latitude 52.1506° North, depth = 23 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Unique identifier: ak16221773. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16221773. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 08:59:39 / May 29, 2017 @ 8:59 am.
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 nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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