A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 88 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (55 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17104953. Unique identifier: ak17104953. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.3 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -164.9717 West, latitude 53.5017 North, depth = 44.3 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:03:14 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/17 / 2017-10-27 19:03:14 / October 27, 2017 @ 7:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 88 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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