A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 160 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (99 miles). Exact location of event, depth 21.43 km, 179.4661° East, 50.1439° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16492239, us2000ac07. Unique identifier: us2000ac07. The temblor was picked up at 01:47:38 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.43 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 13:47:38 / August 10, 2017 @ 1:47 pm.
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 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 160 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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