A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 52 km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (32 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 19:28:57 / July 27, 2019 @ 7:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.9 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0199kb9jrw. Id of event: ak0199kb9jrw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.0061 East, latitude 51.5992 North, depth = 64.9 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:28:57 / 9:28 am (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 five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven 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.
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