A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 96 km NW of Fort McPherson, Canada (60 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12477538. Unique identifier: ak12477538. Exact location of event, longitude -136.5143 West, latitude 68.0389 North, depth = 24.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.5 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:00:29 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 19:00:29 / January 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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