A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 87 km NE of Atka, Alaska (54 miles). Id of earthquake: us20003j4h. Event ids that are associated: ak11700540, us20003j4h. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 04:14:16 / September 13, 2015 @ 4:14 am. The temblor was detected at 16:14:16 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 228.9 km (142 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.173 West, latitude 52.672 North, depth = 228.9 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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