A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 24 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (15 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 20:14:11 / September 22, 2016 @ 8:14 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:14:11 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14014173. Unique identifier: ak14014173. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.7 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 71.7 km, -174.547° West, 52.1334° North.
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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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