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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Talkeetna in Alaska



Earthquake location 62.6578S, -151.0563WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 57 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (35 miles). Unique identifier: ak17395015. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17395015. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.6 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.0563 West, latitude 62.6578 North, depth = 85.6 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:53:21 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 00:53:21 / November 28, 2017 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.0563° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 62.6578° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 85.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-28 00:53:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-28 00:58:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak17395015 Id of event.
Event Code 17395015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak17395015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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