A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 51 km E of Akutan, Alaska (32 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 04:41:47 / January 4, 2016 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12422105, us10004bas. Id of event: us10004bas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.993 West, latitude 54.114 North, depth = 66 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66 km (41 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:41:47 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km E of Akutan, Alaska.
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