A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 199 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (124 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:41:06 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/16 / 2016-05-14 10:41:06 / May 14, 2016 @ 10:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.3 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13596814. Unique identifier: ak13596814. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.3313 West, latitude 52.0336 North, depth = 30.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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