A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 65 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska (40 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 91.5 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 17:08:42 / October 30, 2015 @ 5:08 pm. Id of earthquake: ak11758947. Event ids that are associated: ak11758947. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.9251 West, latitude 59.5741 North, depth = 91.5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:08:42 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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