A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 92 km N of Nikolski, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -168.9878 West, latitude 53.7623 North, depth = 156.99 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 156.99 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:17:13 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12842827, us200050qt. Unique identifier: us200050qt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 08:17:13 / February 9, 2016 @ 8:17 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 92 km N of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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