A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 89 km SSW of Kotzebue, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -163.4602° West, 66.1712° North, depth 1 km. The temblor was detected at 03:45:50 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17698654. Id of event: ak17698654. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/17 / 2017-12-27 12:45:50 / December 27, 2017 @ 12:45 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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