A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 21 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (13 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.3371° East, latitude 51.7837° North, depth = 99.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.4 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 08:04:50 / October 28, 2016 @ 8:04 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:04:50 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14281224, us1000741j. Unique identifier: us1000741j.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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