A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 79 km SE of Atka, Alaska (49 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:01:32 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.2911° West, latitude 51.7488° North, depth = 26.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/17 / 2017-12-17 17:01:32 / December 17, 2017 @ 5:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.3 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17607294, us1000buu8. Unique identifier: us1000buu8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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