A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 189 km E of Chitina, Alaska (117 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.3 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -140.8845 West, latitude 61.6142 North, depth = 0.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 14:21:39 / February 21, 2017 @ 2:21 pm. Event id: ak15328197. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15328197. The temblor was reported at 06:21:39 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 189 km E of Chitina, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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