A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 74 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (46 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 177.3182° East, 51.4541° North, depth 27.2 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:08:36 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 02:08:36 / December 21, 2016 @ 2:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.2 km (17 miles). Id of earthquake: ak14774012. Event ids that are associated: ak14774012.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 74 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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