A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 148 km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (92 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:23:55 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.9 km (18 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18958927. Id of event: ak18958927. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.8055 West, latitude 54.6703 North, depth = 28.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 16:23:55 / March 28, 2018 @ 4:23 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 148 km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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