A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (36 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.7 km (63 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16482084. Id of event: ak16482084. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 13:20:58 / August 8, 2017 @ 1:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8719 West, latitude 59.8504 North, depth = 101.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:20:58 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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