A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km NE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (39 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 14:06:30 / March 14, 2018 @ 2:06 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.9952 West, latitude 53.0122 North, depth = 217.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 217.2 km (135 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18695802. Unique identifier: ak18695802. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:06:30 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter).
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 five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen 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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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: 63 km NE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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