A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 km ENE of Sand Point, Alaska (42 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.5 km (31 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:54:01 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak15276283. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15276283. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/17 / 2017-02-09 16:54:01 / February 9, 2017 @ 4:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -159.4706 West, latitude 55.5311 North, depth = 50.5 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 68 km ENE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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