A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.1 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:08:25 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak18159844. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18159844. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 10:08:25 / January 22, 2018 @ 10:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, -173.8312° West, 51.6265° North, depth 41.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 68 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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