A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 106 km SE of Atka, Alaska (66 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 17:24:41 / February 11, 2016 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:24:41 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12798398. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12798398. Exact location of event, depth 25.5 km, -173.1609° West, 51.4865° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles).
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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