A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 59 km W of Willow, Alaska (37 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005jj2. Event ids that are associated: us20005jj2. Exact location of event, longitude -151.1575 West, latitude 61.6714 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 18:02:13 / April 18, 2016 @ 6:02 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:02:13 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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