A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 233 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (145 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:23:35 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -151.9206° West, latitude 55.6497° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/18 / 2018-02-27 17:23:35 / February 27, 2018 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18596454. Unique identifier: ak18596454. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 0, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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