A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 17 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (11 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 03:07:16 / February 26, 2017 @ 3:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude -160.6274 West, latitude 55.1949 North, depth = 2.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15395164. Id of event: ak15395164. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:07:16 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.4 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 17 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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