A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 75 km SSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (47 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 06:21:56 / February 18, 2017 @ 6:21 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15293870. Id of event: ak15293870. Exact location of event, depth 18 km, -154.6509° West, 56.9634° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:56 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 75 km SSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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