A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km SSW of Nome, Alaska (28 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15703977. Id of event: ak15703977. The temblor was picked up at 14:42:08 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 01:42:08 / April 8, 2017 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.6 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -165.8072° West, 64.1291° North, depth 1.6 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 45 km SSW of Nome, Alaska.
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