A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km SE of Shishmaref, Alaska (57 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -164.4848° West, 65.7467° North, depth 0.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 22:44:47 / September 12, 2017 @ 10:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:44:47 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16821806. Id of event: ak16821806.
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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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