A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 126 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (78 miles). Exact location, longitude -161.4557° West, latitude 54.3168° North, depth = 8.6 km. Event id: ak17277207. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17277207. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:56:02 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 23:56:02 / November 15, 2017 @ 11:56 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.6 km (5 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 126 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska.
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