A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (40 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 01:50:07 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 12:50:07 / November 15, 2016 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 25.5 km, -171.3923° West, 51.904° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14364664. Unique identifier: ak14364664.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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