A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 km NNE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (32 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.1852° West, latitude 55.2039° North, depth = 39.7 km. The temblor was reported at 19:32:59 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/16 / 2016-12-14 06:32:59 / December 14, 2016 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.7 km (25 miles). Event id: ak14772309. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14772309.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km NNE of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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