A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:52:42 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18696175. Id of event: ak18696175. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 20:52:42 / March 9, 2018 @ 8:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.389 West, latitude 53.4094 North, depth = 25.6 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Unimak Island region, Alaska.
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