A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (81 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 15:45:10 / July 2, 2017 @ 3:45 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16247715. Event ids that are associated: ak16247715. Exact location, longitude -179.0244° West, latitude 50.0816° North, depth = 20.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:45:10 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter).
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 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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