A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km W of Craig, Alaska (72 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 20:34:25 / October 7, 2017 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16993968, us1000aqef. Id of event: us1000aqef. Exact location of event, longitude -134.9804 West, latitude 55.5833 North, depth = 13.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:34:25 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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