A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Southern Alaska (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16353252. Id of event: ak16353252. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 21:24:22 / July 18, 2017 @ 9:24 pm. The temblor was detected at 21:24:22 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -153.0037° West, latitude 59.9192° North, depth = 99.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.9 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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