A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 117 km WNW of Gustavus, Alaska (73 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 18:34:13 / February 1, 2017 @ 6:34 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:34:13 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007wq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15186388, us10007wq0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -137.6339° West, 58.7637° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 117 km WNW of Gustavus, Alaska.
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