A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 50 km N of Atka, Alaska (31 miles). Exact location of event, depth 166.81 km, -174.1484° West, 52.6454° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 02:13:06 / July 21, 2017 @ 2:13 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:13:06 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a6mx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16356892, us2000a6mx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 166.81 km (104 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 50 km N of Atka, Alaska.
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