A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 200 km SE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (124 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:52:56 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.2765° West, latitude 49.8854° North, depth = 10.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 17:52:56 / August 16, 2017 @ 5:52 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16539927. Event ids that are associated: ak16539927. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 200 km SE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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