A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (71 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.43 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000796x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14333969, us1000796x. Exact location, longitude 178.8715° East, latitude 50.9321° North, depth = 9.43 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:43:22 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 11:43:22 / November 14, 2016 @ 11:43 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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