A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Central Alaska (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12795570. Id of event: ak12795570. The temblor was detected at 16:20:56 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.8 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 16:20:56 / February 10, 2016 @ 4:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -149.5843° West, 62.9108° North, depth 63.8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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