A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (54 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 36.55 km, -170.5981° West, 51.8124° North. The temblor was detected at 04:49:43 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 15:49:43 / August 30, 2018 @ 3:49 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20262516, us2000hjh9. Id of event: us2000hjh9. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.55 km (23 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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