A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km NE of Atka, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:22:45 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15378613. Id of event: ak15378613. Exact location, longitude -173.5378° West, latitude 52.5903° North, depth = 216.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 216.6 km (135 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 00:22:45 / February 19, 2017 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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