A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km W of Arctic Village, Alaska (25 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 09:49:40 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: ak15288155. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15288155. Exact location of event, longitude -146.5004 West, latitude 68.0734 North, depth = 9.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 18:49:40 / February 17, 2017 @ 6:49 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eight 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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