A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 93 km ESE of Cordova, Alaska (58 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:31:03 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12563830. Event ids that are associated: ak12563830. Exact location, longitude -144.2176° West, latitude 60.188° North, depth = 35.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 03:31:03 / January 30, 2016 @ 3:31 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.3 km (22 miles).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km ESE of Cordova, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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