A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 113 km W of Cantwell, Alaska (70 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.6 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13.6 km, -151.2285° West, 63.3888° North. Event id: ak12555136. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12555136. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:38:00 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 13:38:00 / January 29, 2016 @ 1:38 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-nine 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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