A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km ENE of Ruby, Alaska (45 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 7.6 km, -153.9902° West, 64.9019° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 08:03:28 / May 28, 2017 @ 8:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:03:28 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16133521. Event ids that are associated: ak16133521.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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 ENE of Ruby, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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