A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (68 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 06:49:32 / November 15, 2016 @ 6:49 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14343399. Unique identifier: ak14343399. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:49:32 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.7393° East, 50.967° North, depth 13.1 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 110 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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