A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km E of Atka, Alaska (36 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17144732. Id of event: ak17144732. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/17 / 2017-10-28 01:57:17 / October 28, 2017 @ 1:57 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:57:17 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 179.4 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.3523 West, latitude 52.2137 North, depth = 179.4 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 58 km E of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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