A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 63 km E of Bear Creek, Alaska (39 miles). Global time and date of event 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 21:51:55 / January 5, 2016 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -148.2596° West, latitude 60.1416° North, depth = 18.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.8 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:51:55 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12439273. Unique identifier: ak12439273.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight 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.
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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. 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: 63 km E of Bear Creek, Alaska.
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