A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported northern Yukon Territory, Canada (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 61.5 km, -136.3896° West, 68.1744° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13591755. Id of event: ak13591755. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:59:32 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 61.5 km (38 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/16 / 2016-05-12 11:59:32 / May 12, 2016 @ 11:59 am.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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