A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 79 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska (49 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.8 km (80 miles). Exact location, longitude -150.4804° West, latitude 63.2079° North, depth = 128.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:25:03 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17354818. Unique identifier: ak17354818. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 08:25:03 / November 21, 2017 @ 8:25 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 79 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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