A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 76 km WNW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (47 miles). Unique identifier: ak16840314. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16840314. The temblor was reported at 00:28:25 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -143.6713 West, latitude 60.3769 North, depth = 4.9 km. Global time and date of event 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 09:28:25 / September 17, 2017 @ 9:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles).
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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km WNW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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