A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 97 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 04:27:35 / December 26, 2016 @ 4:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.2461 West, latitude 59.2733 North, depth = 77 km. Id of earthquake: ak14793347. Event ids that are associated: ak14793347. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:27:35 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three 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.
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