A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska (50 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20305317. Id of event: ak20305317. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:50:15 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 10:50:15 / October 27, 2018 @ 10:50 am. Exact location, longitude -166.7412° West, latitude 65.5773° North, depth = 7.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 81 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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