A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 07:14:48 / March 19, 2018 @ 7:14 am. Exact location of event, longitude -166.8433 West, latitude 53.1643 North, depth = 25.6 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:14:48 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak18710186. Event ids that are associated: ak18710186.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 81 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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