A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 64 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (40 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:20:30 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.4 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2001° West, latitude 51.1686° North, depth = 28.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 19:20:30 / January 5, 2019 @ 7:20 pm. Id of earthquake: ak0198l4bxn. Event ids that are associated: ak0198l4bxn.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 64 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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