A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 80 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (50 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.3 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -153.2622° West, latitude 59.7767° North, depth = 111.3 km. Unique identifier: ak17298862. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17298862. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 23:08:19 / November 18, 2017 @ 11:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:08:19 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 80 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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