A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 126 km W of Gustavus, Alaska (78 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:18 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 20:13:18 / August 25, 2017 @ 8:13 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16672568. Event ids that are associated: ak16672568. Exact location of earthquake, -137.9001° West, 58.392° North, depth 0 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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