A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 25 km WSW of Sand Point, Alaska (16 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:46:17 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 16:46:17 / April 3, 2017 @ 4:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -160.8843 West, latitude 55.2651 North, depth = 74.61 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.61 km (46 miles). Unique identifier: us10008gpx. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15668111, us10008gpx.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km WSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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