A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 73 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.4 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:13:25 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 02:13:25 / July 9, 2017 @ 2:13 am. Exact location, longitude 179.7936° East, latitude 51.3031° North, depth = 44.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak16303652. Event ids that are associated: ak16303652.
Every 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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 73 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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