A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Central Alaska (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 02:47:21 / February 11, 2016 @ 2:47 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.9 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:47:21 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12797242. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12797242. Exact location of event, longitude -149.776 West, latitude 62.5148 North, depth = 71.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Central Alaska.
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