A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 94 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (58 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 03:23:06 / March 28, 2016 @ 3:23 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13412967. Unique identifier: ak13412967. Exact location of event, longitude -168.6345 West, latitude 52.098 North, depth = 24.7 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:23:06 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 94 km S of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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