A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 152 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (94 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:39:15 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17874248. Unique identifier: ak17874248. Global time and date of event 04/01/18 / 2018-01-04 12:39:15 / January 4, 2018 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -138.0083 West, latitude 57.7515 North, depth = 6.8 km.
Every 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 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 152 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska.
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