A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 108 km W of Gustavus, Alaska (67 miles). Global time and date of event 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 20:49:11 / December 7, 2017 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:49:11 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000bzdz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bzdz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.18 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -137.5829 West, latitude 58.3561 North, depth = 7.18 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 108 km W of Gustavus, Alaska.
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