A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 69 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 00:37:03 / March 21, 2016 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:37:03 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005cy6, ak13024254. Id of event: us20005cy6. Exact location, longitude -167.8426° West, latitude 52.9888° North, depth = 45.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.5 km (28 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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