A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (53 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.9 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 06:15:04 / September 17, 2017 @ 6:15 am. Exact location of event, depth 78.9 km, -164.5935° West, 53.8081° North. The temblor was detected at 19:15:04 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16873889, us2000as3u. Unique identifier: us2000as3u.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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