A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km SW of Atka, Alaska (41 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 17:29:35 / May 28, 2016 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -174.9558 West, latitude 51.8284 North, depth = 58.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13610266. Unique identifier: ak13610266. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:29:35 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter).
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 five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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