A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (47 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 02:56:42 / September 2, 2016 @ 2:56 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:42 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006pab. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13964083, us10006pab. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.44 km (23 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.5993 West, latitude 51.8384 North, depth = 36.44 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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