A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 60 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (37 miles). Exact location of event, depth 52.92 km, 178.3671° East, 51.4115° North. The temblor was picked up at 09:30:49 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 21:30:49 / August 22, 2017 @ 9:30 pm. Event id: us2000aasj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16624140, us2000aasj. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.92 km (33 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 60 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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