A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -153.0199 West, latitude 59.7833 North, depth = 100.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.5 km (62 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 01:04:55 / February 11, 2016 @ 1:04 am. Event id: ak12797012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12797012. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:04:55 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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