A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -167.9376° West, 52.4398° North. Id of earthquake: ak0196zv41f. Event ids that are associated: ak0196zv41f. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/19 / 2019-01-04 23:03:41 / January 4, 2019 @ 11:03 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:03:41 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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 six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight 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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