A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 58 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (36 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13979225. Unique identifier: ak13979225. Exact location of earthquake, -169.9011° West, 52.433° North, depth 46.7 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:39:49 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.7 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 18:39:49 / September 14, 2016 @ 6:39 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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