A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (38 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.1 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 06:41:58 / April 18, 2020 @ 6:41 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:41:58 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.2215 East, latitude 51.423 North, depth = 41.1 km. Id of earthquake: ak02050defox. Event ids that are associated: ak02050defox.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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