A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 155 km S of Atka, Alaska (96 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17093820. Unique identifier: ak17093820. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 06:01:18 / October 20, 2017 @ 6:01 am. Exact location of earthquake, -173.8934° West, 50.8131° North, depth 11.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:01:18 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 155 km S of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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