A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 50 km SE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (31 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:55:18 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -158.1352 West, latitude 55.9683 North, depth = 44.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 00:55:18 / February 28, 2018 @ 12:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.8 km (28 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18616387. Id of event: ak18616387.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km SE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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