A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 58 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska (36 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.9 km, -139.4886° West, 60.0583° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16413890. Id of event: ak16413890. The temblor was detected at 20:22:10 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 05:22:10 / August 3, 2017 @ 5:22 am UTC/GMT.
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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska.
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