A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (41 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:18:02 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 21:18:02 / August 15, 2018 @ 9:18 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1591 West, latitude 51.277 North, depth = 25.6 km. Unique identifier: ak20105413. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20105413.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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