A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km NE of Adak, Alaska (58 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 186.74 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:53:56 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 00:53:56 / January 5, 2019 @ 12:53 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0198a07su, us2000j382. Unique identifier: us2000j382. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.5889 West, latitude 52.4124 North, depth = 186.74 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 seventy-three 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.
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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: 94 km NE of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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