A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska (57 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.5613 West, latitude 53.3061 North, depth = 10.65 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:38:24 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12944416, us10004wr1. Id of event: us10004wr1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.65 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/16 / 2016-03-04 20:38:24 / March 4, 2016 @ 8:38 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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