A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska (60 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 06:56:01 / April 12, 2017 @ 6:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 126 km, -150.8261° West, 63.1641° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:56:01 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak15722197. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15722197. The epicenter was at a depth of 126 km (78 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 97 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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