A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 53 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska (33 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.8435° West, latitude 63.1294° North, depth = 86.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 86.2 km (54 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:04:10 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak19232437. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19232437. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 08:04:10 / April 12, 2018 @ 8:04 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 53 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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