A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 161 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (100 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 13:50:42 / October 29, 2017 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17113797. Unique identifier: ak17113797. Exact location, longitude -163.6724° West, latitude 53.3958° North, depth = 22 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:50:42 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 161 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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