A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 83 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:09:01 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 118.2 km (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 18:09:01 / December 8, 2018 @ 6:09 pm. Exact location of event, depth 118.2 km, -150.5405° West, 63.1815° North. Unique identifier: ak20470254. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20470254.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 83 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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