A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 82 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (51 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:24:04 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20107267. Id of event: ak20107267. Global time and date of event 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 00:24:04 / August 17, 2018 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 14.2 km, -177.9521° West, 51.1232° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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