A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 65 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska (40 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.7 km (46 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 23:06:31 / August 12, 2017 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak16508412. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16508412. Exact location of event, longitude -151.6152 West, latitude 61.2549 North, depth = 74.7 km. The temblor was detected at 14:06:31 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter).
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 sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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