A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 65 km ENE of Whittier, Alaska (40 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16810446. Id of event: ak16810446. Exact location, longitude -147.5069° West, latitude 60.8982° North, depth = 11.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:22:35 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 09:22:35 / September 11, 2017 @ 9:22 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 65 km ENE of Whittier, Alaska.
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