A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (97 miles) on Sunday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:16:19 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 11:16:19 / November 4, 2018 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20341104. Unique identifier: ak20341104. Exact location, longitude -168.2282° West, latitude 51.5917° North, depth = 7.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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. 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: 156 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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