A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:34:59 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16513718. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16513718. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 18:34:59 / August 13, 2017 @ 6:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.9 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 179.5394° East, latitude 51.0482° North, depth = 12.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. 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: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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