A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 46 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (29 miles). Global time and date of event 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 20:44:42 / November 7, 2016 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.2 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.472 West, latitude 51.4812 North, depth = 25.2 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:44:42 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14308664. Id of event: ak14308664.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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