A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 48 km E of Yakutat, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -138.8847 West, latitude 59.4862 North, depth = 4.2 km. The temblor was detected at 08:13:20 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100088wx. Event ids that are associated: ak15490656, us100088wx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 17:13:20 / March 14, 2017 @ 5:13 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km E of Yakutat, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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