A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 72 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.3 km (19 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:29:26 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 10:29:26 / October 16, 2015 @ 10:29 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11740716. Unique identifier: ak11740716. Exact location of earthquake, -169.3128° West, 52.3414° North, depth 30.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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