A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: ak16727285. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16727285. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.8 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3361° West, 51.3849° North, depth 42.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 15:29:18 / August 28, 2017 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:29:18 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 55 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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