A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (38 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:51:29 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -171.0602° West, 51.9465° North, depth 37.56 km. Event id: us200050c3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050c3, ak12801362. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 19:51:29 / February 1, 2016 @ 7:51 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.56 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 61 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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