A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 72 km E of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of event, depth 216.83 km, -179.3477° West, 51.975° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 06:19:20 / March 31, 2018 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 216.83 km (135 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19173587, us2000dx8k. Id of event: us2000dx8k. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:19:20 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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