A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 km ENE of Middleton Island, Alaska (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 18:28:42 / February 5, 2016 @ 6:28 pm. Exact location of event, depth 21 km, -145.7941° West, 59.5742° North. Unique identifier: ak12707772. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12707772. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:28:42 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21 km (13 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 33 km ENE of Middleton Island, Alaska.
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