A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 15 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (9 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:53:43 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -160.6327° West, latitude 55.2196° North, depth = 1.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15267134. Unique identifier: ak15267134. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 14:53:43 / February 14, 2017 @ 2:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.5 km (1 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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