A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km NNE of Noatak, Alaska (19 miles) on Saturday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:15:08 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.9 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -162.6437 West, latitude 67.8137 North, depth = 21.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 15:15:08 / September 26, 2015 @ 3:15 pm. Id of earthquake: ak11723964. Event ids that are associated: ak11723964.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NNE of Noatak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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