A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (60 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 10:41:36 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13594564. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13594564. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.3 km (10 miles). Global time and date of event 13/05/16 / 2016-05-13 20:41:36 / May 13, 2016 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 16.3 km, -156.8834° West, 55.3255° North.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 97 km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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