A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Badger in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 02:47:07 / January 13, 2016 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:47:07 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -147.3642 West, latitude 64.8594 North, depth = 11.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.4 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12458785. Id of event: ak12458785.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was College, Fairbanks, Badger. Event epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 10 km NE of Badger, Alaska.
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