A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 12 km SSE of Chitina, Alaska (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:38:37 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -144.3291° West, 61.4174° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16488594. Id of event: ak16488594. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 23:38:37 / August 8, 2017 @ 11:38 pm.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSE of Chitina, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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