A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles). Global time and date of event 17/12/17 / 2017-12-17 01:48:47 / December 17, 2017 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak17604572. Event ids that are associated: ak17604572. Exact location, longitude -153.1365° West, latitude 59.7441° North, depth = 104.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.2 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:48:47 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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