A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 29 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (18 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -166.1754° West, latitude 53.7228° North, depth = 71 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12452884. Id of event: ak12452884. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71 km (44 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 21:40:58 / January 8, 2016 @ 9:40 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:40:58 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 29 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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