A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 40 km E of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (25 miles). Global time and date of event 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 06:19:27 / October 19, 2017 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:19:27 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 88.9 km, -179.8124° West, 52.0115° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17082987, us1000awiz. Id of event: us1000awiz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.9 km (55 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 five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 40 km E of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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