A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 135 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (84 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.8089 West, latitude 63.2582 North, depth = 7.1 km. Id of earthquake: ak20239065. Event ids that are associated: ak20239065. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 10:46:02 / September 1, 2018 @ 10:46 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:46:02 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 135 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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