A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (49 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 15:36:26 / April 12, 2016 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:36:26 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13427878. Id of event: ak13427878. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.5 km (21 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.614° East, latitude 52.6614° North, depth = 33.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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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