A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (33 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 07:50:46 / July 16, 2019 @ 7:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.29 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 30.29 km, -168.1551° West, 52.721° North. Id of earthquake: us600054bk. Event ids that are associated: ak01991xc7xt, us600054bk. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:46 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 53 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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