A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 13:03:36 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -157.962° West, latitude 57.0232° North, depth = 11.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.1 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak13432800. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13432800. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 13:03:36 / April 7, 2016 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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