A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 45 km E of Atka, Alaska (28 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:11:22 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16669899, us2000ageg. Unique identifier: us2000ageg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 18:11:22 / August 25, 2017 @ 6:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.37 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -173.5384° West, latitude 52.2401° North, depth = 174.37 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km E of Atka, Alaska.
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