A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.81 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 15:10:28 / October 7, 2017 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000aqe0. Event ids that are associated: ak16993484, us1000aqe0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7625 West, latitude 50.9343 North, depth = 31.81 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:10:28 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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