A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 22 km NNE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 02:13:47 / February 17, 2016 @ 2:13 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.9 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10004sup. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12885787, us10004sup. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:13:47 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 44.9 km, 179.7342° East, 52.1323° North.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NNE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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