A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 56 km N of Arctic Village, Alaska (35 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 22:07:42 / December 15, 2015 @ 10:07 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:07:42 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -145.5465° West, 68.6365° North, depth 33.2 km. Unique identifier: ak12282216. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12282216. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.2 km (21 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days six 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 56 km N of Arctic Village, Alaska.
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