A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 55 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (34 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.2 km (34 miles). Unique identifier: ak16624140. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16624140. Exact location of event, depth 55.2 km, 178.4464° East, 51.4491° North. Global time and date of event 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 21:30:49 / August 22, 2017 @ 9:30 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:49 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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