A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 km NNE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.4139 West, latitude 54.7808 North, depth = 37.5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:59:57 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019sc8b2t, us2000j8jd. Id of event: us2000j8jd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.5 km (23 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 13:59:57 / January 17, 2019 @ 1:59 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NNE of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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