A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 120 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (75 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 08:08:14 / January 7, 2016 @ 8:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.5 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12442467. Id of event: ak12442467. Exact location of event, longitude -164.0422 West, latitude 53.7667 North, depth = 29.5 km. The temblor was reported at 21:08:14 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
How would you describe the shaking?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 120 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.