A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km ESE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (82 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.4 km (16 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:37:01 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 07:37:01 / February 21, 2018 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18474874. Unique identifier: ak18474874. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.7918 West, latitude 55.2466 North, depth = 25.4 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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