A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 km SSW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (34 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.2 km (35 miles). Unique identifier: ak16821453. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16821453. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 17:36:05 / September 12, 2017 @ 5:36 pm. Exact location of event, depth 56.2 km, -158.9785° West, 55.7766° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:36:05 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km SSW of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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