A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 219 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (136 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:46:39 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dxml. Event ids that are associated: ak19213638, us2000dxml. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 20:46:39 / April 4, 2018 @ 8:46 pm. Exact location, longitude -163.2488° West, latitude 52.8607° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 219 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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