A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/16 / 2016-11-10 07:38:54 / November 10, 2016 @ 7:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179.4924 East, latitude 51.4605 North, depth = 60.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14312287. Unique identifier: ak14312287. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.9 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:38:54 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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