A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 79 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska (49 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.7 km, -140.659° West, 60.0845° North. The temblor was detected at 06:54:05 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 15:54:05 / October 8, 2018 @ 3:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak20273405. Event ids that are associated: ak20273405.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 79 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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