A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 75 km SE of Atka, Alaska (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -173.5141° West, 51.6686° North, depth 65.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14295632. Id of event: ak14295632. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:36:22 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.5 km (41 miles). Global time and date of event 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 12:36:22 / October 28, 2016 @ 12:36 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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