A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 81 km SE of Adak, Alaska (50 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:17:04 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16883864, us2000avhh. Id of event: us2000avhh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 19:17:04 / September 23, 2017 @ 7:17 pm. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -175.9068° West, 51.3214° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 81 km SE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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