A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 73 km SSE of Point Hope, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.0525 West, latitude 67.741 North, depth = 33.9 km. Event id: ak14400583. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14400583. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:45:52 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 20:45:52 / November 20, 2016 @ 8:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km SSE of Point Hope, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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