A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (48 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 07:37:09 / March 30, 2017 @ 7:37 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.1 km (72 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15647489. Unique identifier: ak15647489. Exact location of event, longitude -150.7839 West, latitude 62.9544 North, depth = 116.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:37:09 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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