A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 150 km S of Atka, Alaska (93 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.9619° West, latitude 50.8502° North, depth = 12.33 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:01:19 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000aw5j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17093820, us1000aw5j. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.33 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 06:01:19 / October 20, 2017 @ 6:01 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 150 km S of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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