A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 24 km SE of Provideniya, Russia (15 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 20.5 km, -172.9358° West, 64.235° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.5 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20279940. Unique identifier: ak20279940. The temblor was detected at 04:16:15 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/18 / 2018-10-02 16:16:15 / October 2, 2018 @ 4:16 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 24 km SE of Provideniya, Russia.
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