A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 78 km N of Yakutat, Alaska (48 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -139.6232 West, latitude 60.249 North, depth = 0 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:02:34 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 06:02:34 / June 4, 2017 @ 6:02 am. Unique identifier: ak16173556. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16173556.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km N of Yakutat, Alaska.
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