A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska (50 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 0.3 km, -140.575° West, 60.1427° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.3 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 29/12/18 / 2018-12-29 03:16:42 / December 29, 2018 @ 3:16 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak20575779. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20575779. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:42 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska.
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