A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 206 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (128 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 13:59:59 / April 26, 2016 @ 1:59 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:59:59 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10005dtx. Event ids that are associated: ak13514319, us10005dtx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.7728 West, latitude 52.7194 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 206 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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