A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 84 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska (52 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:13:02 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15831201. Id of event: ak15831201. Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 10:13:02 / April 29, 2017 @ 10:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127.4 km (79 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.5979 West, latitude 63.2152 North, depth = 127.4 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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