A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km WSW of Haines Junction, Canada (44 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 1.28 km, -138.7385° West, 60.5262° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 08:59:07 / January 7, 2021 @ 8:59 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:59:07 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d6de. Ids that are associated to the event: ak021bpvk4r, us6000d6de. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.28 km (1 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km WSW of Haines Junction, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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