A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 59 km SW of Haines, Alaska (37 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 01:37:21 / January 28, 2017 @ 1:37 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15174003, us20008hka. Id of event: us20008hka. The temblor was picked up at 16:37:21 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -136.2376° West, 58.8875° North.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km SW of Haines, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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