A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 61 km S of Kotzebue, Alaska (38 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15232811. Id of event: ak15232811. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.2 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 00:48:39 / February 8, 2017 @ 12:48 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:48:39 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 117.2 km, -162.4178° West, 66.3499° North.
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km S of Kotzebue, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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