A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 89 km SSW of Fort McPherson, Canada (55 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 10:02:37 / March 24, 2017 @ 10:02 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:02:37 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -135.8048° West, latitude 66.7211° North, depth = 15.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15623509. Id of event: ak15623509. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.4 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 89 km SSW of Fort McPherson, Canada.
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