A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 67 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -172.1113° West, 52.1888° North, depth 66.8 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:38:02 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17272269. Id of event: ak17272269. Global time and date of event 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 06:38:02 / November 14, 2017 @ 6:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.8 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 67 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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