A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 km NNE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:52:24 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 186.3 km (116 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 14:52:24 / April 9, 2016 @ 2:52 pm. Exact location of event, depth 186.3 km, 179.638° East, 52.0464° North. Event id: ak13449870. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13449870.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four 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 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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