A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13432784. Id of event: ak13432784. Exact location of event, depth 59.9 km, 178.6844° East, 52.0438° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 08:49:08 / April 7, 2016 @ 8:49 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:49:08 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.9 km (37 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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