A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 km NE of Atka, Alaska (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.1597 West, latitude 52.228 North, depth = 202.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 202.3 km (126 miles). Global time and date of event 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 16:21:25 / September 18, 2016 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:21:25 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak14014983. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14014983.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 4 km NE of Atka, Alaska.
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