A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (61 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19839938. Unique identifier: ak19839938. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:39:22 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/18 / 2018-07-05 05:39:22 / July 5, 2018 @ 5:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.5 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.317 West, latitude 52.0994 North, depth = 28.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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