A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 71 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (44 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:27:33 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -166.479 West, latitude 53.2313 North, depth = 34.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 08:27:33 / February 24, 2016 @ 8:27 am. Id of earthquake: ak12874757. Event ids that are associated: ak12874757. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 71 km S of Unalaska, Alaska.
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