A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 26 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (16 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 176.31 km, -173.849° West, 52.1022° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 11:37:59 / September 13, 2015 @ 11:37 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:37:59 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20003j6d. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11700992, us20003j6d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 176.31 km (110 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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