A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15480754, us100088q7. Id of event: us100088q7. Exact location, longitude -170.3032° West, latitude 52.0192° North, depth = 34.99 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.99 km (22 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:42:47 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 21:42:47 / March 7, 2017 @ 9:42 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 73 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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