A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (27 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 07:59:20 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 73.3 km, -166.8935° West, 53.5492° North. Id of earthquake: ak12801944. Event ids that are associated: ak12801944. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 16:59:20 / February 12, 2016 @ 4:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.3 km (46 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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