A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 40 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:06:51 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.3 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.5673° West, latitude 51.3867° North, depth = 33.3 km. Event id: us2000acwt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16515846, us2000acwt. Global time and date of event 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 01:06:51 / August 14, 2017 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-seven 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.
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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: 40 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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