A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km W of Cantwell, Alaska (73 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.2 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 17:33:09 / August 17, 2017 @ 5:33 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak16546031. Event ids that are associated: ak16546031. The temblor was picked up at 08:33:09 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -151.3198° West, latitude 63.4596° North, depth = 14.2 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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