A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (126 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us1000geap. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20060759, us1000geap. Exact location of earthquake, -163.6053° West, 52.8531° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 04:46:03 / August 11, 2018 @ 4:46 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:46:03 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 202 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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