A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 79 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (49 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.1 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20273316. Unique identifier: ak20273316. Exact location of event, longitude -153.2342 West, latitude 59.7189 North, depth = 105.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:59:10 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 09:59:10 / October 8, 2018 @ 9:59 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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