A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 89 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (55 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.3 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -161.75° West, latitude 54.6126° North, depth = 36.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 00:20:47 / January 23, 2016 @ 12:20 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:20:47 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12487735. Unique identifier: ak12487735.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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