A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 03:41:26 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.6337 West, latitude 52.0136 North, depth = 14.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.1 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19647695, us1000eaa5. Id of event: us1000eaa5. Global time and date of event 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 14:41:26 / May 18, 2018 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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