A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 89 km WSW of Healy, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -150.7322 West, latitude 63.666 North, depth = 6.5 km. The temblor was reported at 09:46:17 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 18:46:17 / April 15, 2017 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15753775. Unique identifier: ak15753775. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.5 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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 WSW of Healy, Alaska.
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