A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 64 km SSW of Salcha, Alaska (40 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:46:55 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -147.593 West, latitude 64.0303 North, depth = 7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20235351. Unique identifier: ak20235351. Global time and date of event 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 12:46:55 / August 27, 2018 @ 12:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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