A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 80 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (50 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16845905. Event ids that are associated: ak16845905. Exact location, longitude -165.0451° West, latitude 53.5595° North, depth = 58.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.8 km (37 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:50:05 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 06:50:05 / September 18, 2017 @ 6:50 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 80 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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