A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 96 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska (60 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Unique identifier: ak15183919. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15183919. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 08:16:15 / February 1, 2017 @ 8:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.2606 West, latitude 61.4121 North, depth = 0 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:16:15 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 96 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska.
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