A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 49 km ENE of Sand Point, Alaska (30 miles). Unique identifier: ak20103758. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20103758, us1000g9cx. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.7253° West, 55.5051° North, depth 4.9 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:23:02 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 00:23:02 / August 15, 2018 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km ENE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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