A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 44 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (27 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16923764. Event ids that are associated: ak16923764. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 11:21:10 / September 23, 2017 @ 11:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -170.4648 West, latitude 52.262 North, depth = 26 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:21:10 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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