A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 km NNW of Gustavus, Alaska (36 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -136.2537 West, latitude 58.866 North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 01:37:21 / January 28, 2017 @ 1:37 am. The temblor was reported at 16:37:21 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15174003. Id of event: ak15174003.
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 two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km NNW of Gustavus, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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