A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 31 km N of Tok, Alaska (19 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 12:45:38 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.1 km (28 miles). Exact location, longitude -142.8941° West, latitude 63.618° North, depth = 45.1 km. Global time and date of event 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 21:45:38 / February 23, 2017 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak15359524. Event ids that are associated: ak15359524.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 31 km N of Tok, Alaska.
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