A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 78 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (48 miles). Exact location, longitude -165.7534° West, latitude 53.3401° North, depth = 16.91 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:32:27 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000abzy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16490483, us2000abzy. Global time and date of event 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 00:32:27 / August 10, 2017 @ 12:32 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.91 km (11 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 78 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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