A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported south of Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:45 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 00:28:45 / July 27, 2017 @ 12:28 am. Event id: ak16675120. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16675120. Exact location, longitude -161.5067° West, latitude 53.2037° North, depth = 24.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: south of Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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