A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 91 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:58:08 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -171.6261° West, 51.6978° North, depth 28.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18616458. Unique identifier: ak18616458. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 21:58:08 / February 28, 2018 @ 9:58 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.8 km (18 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 91 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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