A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km WSW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 19:14:30 / September 3, 2016 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:14:30 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13898841. Id of event: ak13898841. Exact location of earthquake, -143.4373° West, 59.7933° North, depth 8.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km WSW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska.
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