A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 111 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (69 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 18:11:31 / September 7, 2016 @ 6:11 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13921563. Unique identifier: ak13921563. Exact location of event, longitude 179.377 East, latitude 50.9631 North, depth = 5.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:11:31 / 6:11 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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