A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 85 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 06:22:28 / February 6, 2016 @ 6:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.623 West, latitude 53.0798 North, depth = 76.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 76.4 km (47 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:22:28 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12726266. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12726266.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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