A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 27 km WNW of Noatak, Alaska (17 miles). Id of earthquake: ak15518766. Event ids that are associated: ak15518766. The temblor was picked up at 06:02:18 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 15:02:18 / March 17, 2017 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 9.8 km, -163.5584° West, 67.6679° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 27 km WNW of Noatak, Alaska.
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