A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (27 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 72.31 km, 178.4189° East, 51.5656° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/18 / 2018-01-01 12:35:47 / January 1, 2018 @ 12:35 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17964375, us1000c1l9. Id of event: us1000c1l9. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:47 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 72.31 km (45 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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