A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km ENE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (62 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 23:22:56 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 73.1 km, -165.9834° West, 53.8732° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16648847. Id of event: ak16648847. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.1 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 08:22:56 / August 24, 2017 @ 8:22 am.
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 four and in the last 365 days eighty 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. 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: 100 km ENE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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