A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km SE of King Salmon, Alaska (32 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 161.2 km (100 miles). Exact location of event, depth 161.2 km, -156.0102° West, 58.3575° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/18 / 2018-01-14 14:29:24 / January 14, 2018 @ 2:29 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:24 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18083667. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18083667.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km SE of King Salmon, Alaska.
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