A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 32 km W of Haines, Alaska (20 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.5 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -136.0073° West, latitude 59.2413° North, depth = 24.5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:51:03 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 18:51:03 / August 2, 2017 @ 6:51 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16407434. Unique identifier: ak16407434.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 32 km W of Haines, Alaska.
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