A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 73 km SW of Deltana, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.8 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:55:45 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -146.195 West, latitude 63.375 North, depth = 12.8 km. Unique identifier: ak15425728. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15425728. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 19:55:45 / March 1, 2017 @ 7:55 pm.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km SW of Deltana, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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