A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km ESE of Bear Creek, Alaska (55 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 07:45:10 / January 15, 2016 @ 7:45 am. Id of earthquake: ak12461796. Event ids that are associated: ak12461796. Exact location, longitude -147.8865° West, latitude 59.9088° North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:45:10 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter).
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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five 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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