A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 38 km E of Atka, Alaska (24 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 18:14:43 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 161.2 km, -173.6351° West, 52.1565° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 04:14:43 / September 4, 2017 @ 4:14 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16822818. Id of event: ak16822818. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 161.2 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km E of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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