A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 3 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (2 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15260918. Id of event: ak15260918. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.6 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -179.1409 West, latitude 51.2369 North, depth = 20.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:46:29 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 06:46:29 / February 13, 2017 @ 6:46 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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