A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 65 km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska (40 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 01:55:00 / March 5, 2017 @ 1:55 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15439320. Id of event: ak15439320. Exact location of event, depth 19.6 km, -148.0291° West, 62.2397° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:55:00 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.6 km (12 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 65 km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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