A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 16 km NE of Noatak, Alaska (10 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005k50. Id of event: us20005k50. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 22:47:44 / April 12, 2016 @ 10:47 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:47:44 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.6788 West, latitude 67.6694 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 16 km NE of Noatak, Alaska.
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