A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 50 km NW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (31 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15518744. Id of event: ak15518744. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:45:55 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -143.0635° West, latitude 60.3881° North, depth = 10.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 14:45:55 / March 17, 2017 @ 2:45 pm.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km NW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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