A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 71 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (44 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.2 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.1187 West, latitude 51.9012 North, depth = 117.2 km. Event id: ak20292379. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20292379. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 18:17:19 / October 27, 2018 @ 6:17 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:17:19 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 71 km WSW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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