A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 65 km SE of Whittier, Alaska (40 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:30:48 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -147.7183 West, latitude 60.4289 North, depth = 4.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11743993. Unique identifier: ak11743993. Global time and date of event 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 01:30:48 / October 20, 2015 @ 1:30 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles).
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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km SE of Whittier, Alaska.
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