A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (19 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/19 / 2019-01-16 20:06:18 / January 16, 2019 @ 8:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:06:18 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 65.9 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -166.4931° West, 53.5876° North, depth 65.9 km. Event id: us2000j831. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019qsjjnf, us2000j831.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 31 km S of Unalaska, Alaska.
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