A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km NE of Adak, Alaska (51 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.6838 West, latitude 52.3131 North, depth = 263.5 km. Event id: ak16642791. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16642791. The temblor was detected at 17:56:14 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 03:56:14 / August 6, 2017 @ 3:56 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 263.5 km (164 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 82 km NE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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