A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:29:19 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 15:29:19 / August 28, 2017 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.3136° West, latitude 51.357° North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16727285, us2000ah9d. Unique identifier: us2000ah9d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-seven 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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