A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 km SW of Cantwell, Alaska (35 miles). Unique identifier: ak12709393. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12709393. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 20:05:15 / February 5, 2016 @ 8:05 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.4 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7453 West, latitude 63.0349 North, depth = 86.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:05:15 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 56 km SW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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