A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km NNE of Noatak, Alaska (31 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.7287 West, latitude 68.0123 North, depth = 12.9 km. Event id: ak18581262. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18581262, us2000dby9. The temblor was picked up at 19:49:02 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 04:49:02 / March 4, 2018 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.9 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 50 km NNE of Noatak, Alaska.
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