A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 21 km S of Atka, Alaska (13 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.9 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak20255466. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20255466. Exact location of event, longitude -174.2373 West, latitude 52.007 North, depth = 55.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 13:11:42 / September 16, 2018 @ 1:11 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:11:42 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter).
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 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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