A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 71 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska (44 miles). Global time and date of event 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 04:34:54 / May 21, 2016 @ 4:34 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13597898. Unique identifier: ak13597898. Exact location of event, depth 111.6 km, -153.6648° West, 59.868° North. The temblor was reported at 20:34:54 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.6 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 71 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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