A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 83 km NE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (52 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 06:48:30 / August 22, 2017 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:48:30 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -154.5613° West, latitude 56.2862° North, depth = 27.8 km. Unique identifier: ak16614199. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16614199. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.8 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 83 km NE of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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