A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 50 km S of Cantwell, Alaska (31 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:15:13 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 75.7 km, -149.0676° West, 62.9435° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 17:15:13 / August 8, 2017 @ 5:15 pm. Event id: ak16486308. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16486308. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.7 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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