A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 18 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (11 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.5026 West, latitude 55.1725 North, depth = 57.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14021649. Id of event: ak14021649. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:22:59 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 17:22:59 / September 23, 2016 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.9 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km S of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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