A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (62 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -164.4354 West, latitude 53.7237 North, depth = 49.7 km. Unique identifier: ak16829360. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16829360. The temblor was detected at 05:08:17 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.7 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 16:08:17 / September 15, 2017 @ 4:08 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 99 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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