A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (35 miles). Id of earthquake: ak019cyqq8pu. Event ids that are associated: ak019cyqq8pu. Exact location, longitude -168.9337° West, latitude 52.4339° North, depth = 211.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 22:13:04 / October 9, 2019 @ 10:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.4 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:13:04 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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