A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska (41 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.9 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20305285, us1000hj6z. Unique identifier: us1000hj6z. Exact location of event, depth 32.9 km, -171.9397° West, 52.0573° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 01:39:47 / October 27, 2018 @ 1:39 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:39:47 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 66 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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