A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 4 km NE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (2 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.77 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.5128° West, 54.8119° North, depth 22.77 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 08:05:40 / September 12, 2017 @ 8:05 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16850719, us2000aq5k. Unique identifier: us2000aq5k. The temblor was detected at 23:05:40 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 4 km NE of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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