A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (35 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 43.9 km, -173.457° West, 51.949° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 14:32:56 / January 11, 2016 @ 2:32 pm. The temblor was reported at 04:32:56 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 43.9 km (27 miles). Event id: us10004dld. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12456338, us10004dld.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 57 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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