A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 24 km ESE of Bear Creek, Alaska (15 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 11:25:35 / July 15, 2017 @ 11:25 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:25:35 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16334820. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16334820. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.0022° West, 60.0767° North, depth 13 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 24 km ESE of Bear Creek, Alaska.
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