A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 163 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (101 miles). Exact location, longitude -163.6698° West, latitude 53.3629° North, depth = 22 km. Global time and date of event 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 13:50:41 / October 29, 2017 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000bf8w. Event ids that are associated: ak17113797, us2000bf8w. The temblor was detected at 02:50:41 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 163 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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