A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 51 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (32 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:51:07 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.7 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -165.2214 West, latitude 53.8121 North, depth = 56.7 km. Unique identifier: ak019bycjaiv. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019bycjaiv. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/19 / 2019-09-17 21:51:07 / September 17, 2019 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 51 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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