A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (40 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 05:50:37 / April 17, 2016 @ 5:50 am. The temblor was reported at 21:50:37 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13467115. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13467115. Exact location of event, longitude -152.9766 West, latitude 59.8403 North, depth = 102.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.6 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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