A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 15 km ESE of Noatak, Alaska (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -162.6237 West, latitude 67.5349 North, depth = 1.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak13421654. Event ids that are associated: ak13421654. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/16 / 2016-03-31 00:11:13 / March 31, 2016 @ 12:11 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.6 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:11:13 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km ESE of Noatak, Alaska.
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