A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 22 km N of Amukta Island, Alaska (14 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.5 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16875884. Id of event: ak16875884. The temblor was picked up at 01:07:29 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 11:07:29 / September 19, 2017 @ 11:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude -171.2953 West, latitude 52.6854 North, depth = 60.5 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 22 km N of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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