A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 45 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (28 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.18 km (19 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18699098, us1000d52p. Id of event: us1000d52p. Exact location, longitude -179.6041° West, latitude 50.9955° North, depth = 30.18 km. The temblor was detected at 05:41:22 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 17:41:22 / March 12, 2018 @ 5:41 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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