A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3238 West, latitude 51.2881 North, depth = 34.7 km. The temblor was reported at 13:07:11 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.7 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16823332. Event ids that are associated: ak16823332. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 23:07:11 / September 13, 2017 @ 11:07 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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