A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 82 km S of Atka, Alaska (51 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.2712° West, 51.4549° North, depth 9.2 km. Event id: ak18512081. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18512081. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 14:30:42 / February 24, 2018 @ 2:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:30:42 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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