A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km WSW of Healy, Alaska (57 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -150.7763° West, latitude 63.6404° North, depth = 0.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 05:15:36 / March 12, 2017 @ 5:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:15:36 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15470053. Event ids that are associated: ak15470053.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 92 km WSW of Healy, Alaska.
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