A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km S of Point Hope, Alaska (38 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 13:46:45 / August 30, 2017 @ 1:46 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:46:45 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -166.5628° West, latitude 67.7986° North, depth = 19.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16776928. Id of event: ak16776928. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.1 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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