A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes south of Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 15:56:21 / April 13, 2016 @ 3:56 pm. The temblor was picked up at 15:56:21 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13431282. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13431282. Exact location, longitude -163.6584° West, latitude 52.5976° North, depth = 28.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.6 km (18 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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