A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 285 km S of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (177 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 22:23:06 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12483583. Id of event: ak12483583. Exact location of earthquake, -142.9203° West, 57.5162° North, depth 11.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 08:23:06 / January 19, 2016 @ 8:23 am.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 285 km S of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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