A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 km NE of Ruby, Alaska (5 miles). Unique identifier: ak13463891. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13463891. The temblor was picked up at 17:05:30 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.4 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.3506 West, latitude 64.785 North, depth = 1.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 01:05:30 / April 17, 2016 @ 1:05 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 8 km NE of Ruby, Alaska.
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