A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 111 km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (69 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:19:10 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 01:19:10 / August 8, 2017 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak16473834. Event ids that are associated: ak16473834. Exact location, longitude -152.223° West, latitude 62.5266° North, depth = 0 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 111 km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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