A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 km SW of Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska (2 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.7488° West, latitude 65.4377° North, depth = 0.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14007454. Unique identifier: ak14007454. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:44:28 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 04:44:28 / September 21, 2016 @ 4:44 am.
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. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SW of Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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