A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km NE of Y, Alaska (18 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.8 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:16:16 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13951680. Unique identifier: ak13951680. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.4122 West, latitude 62.3224 North, depth = 39.8 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 20:16:16 / September 12, 2016 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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