A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (44 miles) on Friday. Event id: ak15285620. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15285620. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.9035 West, latitude 53.3504 North, depth = 25.7 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:58:22 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 12:58:22 / February 17, 2017 @ 12:58 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven 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. 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: 71 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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