A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 96 km E of Chitina, Alaska (60 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -142.6278° West, 61.5876° North, depth 30.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 01:26:20 / February 18, 2016 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:26:20 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12855843. Unique identifier: ak12855843. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.4 km (19 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 96 km E of Chitina, Alaska.
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