A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (56 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 05:04:01 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 17:04:01 / April 25, 2016 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13494485. Unique identifier: ak13494485. Exact location of event, depth 13.2 km, -174.6387° West, 51.4272° North.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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