A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 83 km S of Atka, Alaska (52 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:17:44 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 23:17:44 / October 19, 2015 @ 11:17 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.3 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.4081° West, 51.4547° North, depth 17.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11743956. Id of event: ak11743956.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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