A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 84 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.4674 West, latitude 52.3134 North, depth = 123 km. Id of earthquake: ak13606592. Event ids that are associated: ak13606592. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 17:28:38 / May 18, 2016 @ 5:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 123 km (76 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:28:38 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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