A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 120 km ENE of McGrath, Alaska (75 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.9 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.9 km, -153.2476° West, 63.1593° North. The temblor was detected at 00:59:27 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 08:59:27 / October 17, 2015 @ 8:59 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11741429. Unique identifier: ak11741429.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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