A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (16 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 18:40:34 / February 14, 2017 @ 6:40 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:40:34 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15268216, us20008lk1. Id of event: us20008lk1. Exact location, longitude -160.562° West, latitude 55.1132° North, depth = 7.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 25 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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