A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (43 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:06:59 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15231384, us20008juy. Id of event: us20008juy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.72 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 23:06:59 / February 7, 2017 @ 11:06 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -169.8782° West, 52.2617° North, depth 24.72 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 69 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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