A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (29 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a2xz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16294492, us2000a2xz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 91.03 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 12:20:25 / July 8, 2017 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -166.7237 West, latitude 53.4739 North, depth = 91.03 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:20:25 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 46 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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