A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 85 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (53 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19971254, us2000ghqr. Id of event: us2000ghqr. Exact location of event, depth 21.4 km, 179.6863° East, 51.1135° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/18 / 2018-07-26 10:11:34 / July 26, 2018 @ 10:11 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:11:34 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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