A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 21:42:48 / March 7, 2017 @ 9:42 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:42:48 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15480754. Id of event: ak15480754. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.5 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -170.4174° West, latitude 52.1611° North, depth = 36.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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: 55 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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