A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (90 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/17 / 2017-10-28 12:14:33 / October 28, 2017 @ 12:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.33 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.7766° East, 50.1631° North, depth 22.33 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17107553, us1000ay53. Id of event: us1000ay53. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:14:33 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter).
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 145 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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